Meet UbuntuFast, free and incredibly easy to use, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktop PCs, laptops and servers around the world. Ubuntu will work with your existing PC files, printers, cameras, music players and smartphones — and it comes with thousands of free apps.
What is an operating system?An operating system is what makes your computer work, running all your programs and managing your hardware. Other examples include Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
It couldn’t be easier to useUbuntu does everything you need it to and more. It'll work with music, videos, photos and files that you use on your current PC. And it works just as well with printers, cameras and all common smartphones.
t’s easy to trial and installYou don’t have to be an expert. Ubuntu’s quick and easy to get started.
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“#iuseubuntubecause it allows me to be in full control over my computers: it looks, talks and reacts exactly like I tell it to.”
Radu Cotescu, via Twitter
It’s beautiful, stylish and fastWant an open-source operating system that looks great? Choose Ubuntu.
Our thriving communityBuilding, promoting and supporting Ubuntu, our community welcomes new users every day.
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It’s free and open sourceShared code, shared efforts, shared principles. No cost.
How can it be free?
“#iuseubuntubecause I stand for freedom, but require a working desktop environment. Ubuntu has the best of both.”
Jeffrey Bouter, via Twitter
“#iuseubuntubecause It made me forget what a virus was.”
Ubuntera, via Twitter
No virusesLife's too short to spend it worrying about viruses.
- 8 years of Ubuntu
- 17 versions released
- 0 worries
“I use Ubuntu because I need a system that is easy to set up and maintain
How does it compare to my system?With Ubuntu, you can do all the things you can do with other operating systems. But with Ubuntu you can do them faster, more securely and, of course, for free.
How can it be free?Ubuntu is free and it always will be. That’s because it’s the work of open-source software experts from all over the world — people who believe software should be free.
Why is it free?It’s hard to believe that such a polished, professional and popular product can be free. But Ubuntu is free to anyone who wants to use it. Here’s why.
It’s open source.Our global community is made up of thousands of people who want to help build the best open-source operating system in the world. They share their time and skills to make sure that Ubuntu keeps getting better and better. From IBM to Google, Firefox to Wikipedia — some of today's best software is based on an open-source model. Shared efforts. Shared principles. No cost.
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