Ubunto, computer, OS

@n30wing (4771)
Philippines
November 15, 2008 4:57pm CST
I wanted to try the Ubunto Linux OS. Are you guys tried this one? It is easy to install? how you find it?
7 responses
@arialgrs (130)
• Greece
15 Nov 08
Ubunte is free, good looking, easy to use, and with a lot of cool, unique features and abilities. After a while, though, you end up missing what’s familiar to you so you head back to what’s comfortable even though it’s expensive, unstable, and needs constant tweaking to keep things running smoothly.
@chaiizky (101)
• Philippines
15 Nov 08
i totally agree! i did use Ubuntu as my OS for a year. it was great, the thing though is i can't run CS2 and it's very important that i use it. their version of photo-editing is GIMP.
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
Are you suggesting that I stick with my XP inn order not to miss the features that i've enjoying right now? Thanks for the info bro!
@Asylum (48266)
• Manchester, England
16 Nov 08
If you are thining of trying a Linux distribution, then Ubuntu is a good choice. It is very easy to install and will prompt you all the way, so no prior knowledge is required. The only difficulty that I ever had with Ubuntu was installing the drivers for my wireless network card.
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
Do you think I may have problems with some drivers too if ever i'll install Ubunto? Thanks for sharing!
• India
16 Nov 08
ya try it its awesome if u dont want to get into the detailed install then u can try wubi its a software made by ubuntu ppl and its avaliable for free UBUNTU FTW!!!!
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
Thank you very much for that suggestion, I'm eager to have this WUBI. Thanks!
@jazz555 (236)
• India
16 Nov 08
Yes ubuntu is good, i like the GUI. The installation is easy, if you read and follow the steps properly you can install it. First try installing the OS using virtual ware(sorry i dont the correct name). It helps u to install OS in a virtual drive. So tat, if any prob occurs u can delete the virtual drive or the OS. Ubuntu is one of the OS which mounts xp in my computer list by itself.
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
I heard a lot of how good Ubunto is and how easy it is to install and use. I can't have a virtual drive on my PC coz my spec is lower that what it does require that's why i'll tried it on actual installation. Thanks!
• Romania
16 Nov 08
I have been using Ubuntu since the first public release of the distro. I used to review operating systems for a computer magazine, so I've tested pretty much everything out there, from Syllable to the weirdest Linux distributions. When it comes to Linux, Ubuntu is simply the best for me. It has a quite stable release cycle, bugs are repaired quickly and everything just works. Well, at least for me. I used Slackware for 2 years, Fedora for another 2, RedHat and Mandriva before that, and Ubuntu simply topped them all.
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
Nice, how will you measure the learning curve of migrating from windows OS to Ubunto? is it that difficult or just easy? Do Ubunto supports majority of drivers that XP supported? How I wish i could review OS too. Thanks for sharing.
@owlwings (39617)
• Cambridge, England
15 Nov 08
Ubuntu is quite a good version of Linux. Many people don't like the default desktop colors but they can be changed. It is very easy to download the ISO and to make a bootable CD. You can run it directly from the CD to check it out. It is fully functional, though you will not be able to change defaults permanently and it will run a little slower. I have only ever used it this way and was amazed that it had drivers for most of my hardware and found and automatically configured my Internet connection. I was able to use the Browser (and actually posted to MyLot from it) and all of the supplied software (which includes Open Office). When you are ready to install it, it installs directly from the CD and then you can configure it as you wish. I have not yet done that but I have a rather old PC that I am intending to use for that.
@n30wing (4771)
• Philippines
22 Nov 08
For me i don't think it's not the default desktop that matters coz maybe it can be configured to suit me. I tried to download a copy of the installer and I tried to install it but during the boot up it has an error that something wrong with my cd, so I tried to run it in the windows and it did. But while I'm on the process a window prompted that it need an internet connection to complete the installation so I stopped it. Maybe i tried it another time. Do I really need an internet connection to install it? Something wrong with my installation? Thanks for the replied bro.! Happy Mylotting!
@jason1308 (1587)
• France
26 Nov 08
I tried Ubuntu Linux when I first went down the Linux route, as I beleive it is one of the most popular, and installed the Hardy Heron version, but never got on with it. On my system it seemed to bit a bit buggy and slow and too fiddly to set up, although I have to say that the support forum, like most of the Linux forums always offer fantastic advice. Not wanting to give up, I then did the rounds and tried several other versions of Linux, all ran a lot better and I was pleased with them all, but finally stuck with Mandriva, the Xfce community edition which I am still usind and just updated to version 2009 without a problem and it still runs fantastic. My best advice is to download a few distros and see how you feel about them and then pick the best one that runs best for you.