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Ubuntu review by Sahil y.
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"Ubuntu operating system"

What do you like best?

It is an open source OS.we can use it free of. It speed is amazing then windows.Mostly all software i can get from ubuntu software center free of cost. I also like ubuntu mail client thunderbird.Resource used by ubuntu is very less as it require only 400 MB RAM and 8GB of hard disk space. On these resource it will run very smoothly.

What do you dislike?

Battery drainage very fast in ubuntu. Ubuntu office is not good as compared to MS office.Game community is also very small for ubuntu games. Very few keyboard shortcut available.

In Ubuntu 18.O4 (i am currently using) have some bugs in video player. In this video is lagging sometime.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I highly recommend you to switch to ubuntu. It community is growing abruptly.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Basically don't have to buy anti-virus . It is self resistant.Here you can save your money and also in buying many software.

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Ubuntu review by shashank s.
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"Operating System for Programmers and Developers"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu comes loaded with a lot features which can help programmers and developers. It uses very less resources of my computer which enables me to run my desktop application smoothly without any lag or disturbance. It gives me the ability to control all my processes and it has an amazing interface. It is best for Full Stack Development and the best part is that it is open source.

Ubuntu is best Linux distribution for Application Development, Web Development and Competitive Programming.

What do you dislike?

It is more of a command line interface, so Windows GUI is much better than it. The booting time can be slower and we have to configure it a lot to do certain tasks which we can easily do in Windows Operating System. It is hard to to use for new user due to it's complicated structure.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are focusing on development, then you must start using Ubuntu. It can make your work a lot easier and you can feel it's power in comparison to Windows. It is the best Operating System for Web development and Application Development.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are currently doing our Full Stack Web Development work in Ubuntu for our company. It is mainly developed from Development point of view which makes it a suitable Operating System for any type of Development Purposes.

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Ubuntu review by Kamran A.
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"Ubuntu a stable Linux distribution"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is extremely stable and has a very good interface. The more happy news it is free to use and It also has many free applications.

It does not require any kind of antivirus which is very important these days to make your computer secure. Performance of Ubuntu is also very good in comparison with windows. The best thing it is free and you don't need to worry about the license cost when buying any new system.

What do you dislike?

The only issue we faced was with office documents. Libre office works well with documents created in it but when people share documents made in Microsoft office latest versions it creates different annoying issues like formatting.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Such a good OS for free. Why not to try?

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our organization we started shifting from Windows and selected Ubuntu which didn't make much difference for users. The main concern was the alternative to Microsoft office which Libre office served very well.

Ubuntu review by sanjay k.
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"Ubuntu, the best operating system ever made "

What do you like best?

I like Ubuntu because it is open source, Linux based operating system, there are tons of thing ubuntu can do others os can't for starters it is fully customizable you can change every single element of your UI/ UX, Ubuntu is highly secure that means no need to invest your money to buy antiviruses that tries to breach your computer to harm your data, Ubuntu is used by many developers around the globe because it has many functionality inbuilt which people have to install externally in another os like windows,Ubuntu is the fastest operating system out there because it manages the system resources use very efficiently, Ubuntu also gives you an inbuilt support for the bash in terminal.

What do you dislike?

Ubuntu is not very user-friendly as other operating systems like windows is, especially for beginners they have to struggle a lot to get a habit of it, installing any software in Ubuntu is not just a double-click thing it could be a headache sometime, Ubuntu also has less hardware support especially graphics drivers are not supported, using Ubuntu I always face wireless connectivity issue.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would highly recommend Ubuntu for people who want's to be a developer or wanted to join cooperate world because if you did than Ubuntu is an operating system which is used everywhere and is also open source and highly adjustable to your needs, it also gives better performance than other os in low-end devices one must try it .

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used Ubuntu for software development and machine learning as there are many free open source software for it, Ubuntu is used as a sole operating system in many companies and also it is very helpful will doing many server-side works

Ubuntu review by Andrew O.
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"I Love using Ubuntu Server"

What do you like best?

Yes Ubuntu server is my go to Distro to spin up a quick little server. From the amount of support I find online to the very nature of being able to install most every app I need for my server in a simple App-get command just makes setting it up a breeze. Couple it with Monit and you have an amazing up time.

What do you dislike?

The only thing that really comes to my mind is that you cannot run as Root. I understand the security behind it but still I just wish They would get rid of that.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's not Redhat but it shouldn't be, with it's strong Debian base and now the addition of snap apps it's going the right way. Spin it up and try it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We run on site backup boxes with Ubuntu as the OS and then run our Code 42 on top. We also run a few other applications for customers and a few things onsite. It's easier to setup than Redhat by far.

Ubuntu review by Mariano D.
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"Ubuntu"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu es una distribución de Linux, un sistema operativo potente,. versátil y muy cuidado. Es de licencia software libre y es de código abierto, lo cual facilita que numerosos usuarios saquen modificaciones para adaptarse a diferentes entornos.

Ubuntui gestiona de forma efectiva los recursos de la máquina, tanto memoria principal como procesador, e incluye muchas herramientas para gestionar el entorno de trabajo, como crear usuarios, montar un servidor, crear grupos.

Para ello ofrece dos camino, el intuitivo mediante GUI y el rápido pero menos intuitivo, consola de comandos.

A través del centro de actualizaciones y software es posible encontrar con un buscador muchas herramientas también de licencia open source muy útiles para nuestro sistema.

What do you dislike?

Lo que no me gusta de Ubuntu es que aprender a gestionarlo mediante comandos requiere mucho tiempo de estudio y práctica. Pero merece la pena invertir tiempo en ello para lograr la soltura necesaria para realizar las tareas administrativas con ultra rapidez.

Ubuntu también tiene el inconveniente de convivir con las grandes empresas de desarrollo de sistemas operativos, y esto en ocasiones provoca que mucho software comercial no tenga versión compatible con Ubuntu.

Recommendations to others considering the product

COnocer Ubuntu es recomendable, para no cerrarse a las alternativas en SSOO comerciales que tenemos. Ubuntu es gratis y potente.

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Ubuntu me ha servido para conocer un sistema operativo gratuito que se muestra robusto e intuitivo en su interfaz. No supone gasto alguno en licencias y es posible encontrar muchos programas disponibles a través del centro de software.

Además funciona correctamente desde una máquina virtual, por lo que no hay necesidad de instalarlo realmente en local.

Ubuntu review by Vanesa R.
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"UBUNTU. No le tengas miedo."

What do you like best?

Ubuntu en es excelente sistema operativo, basado en licencias de software libre, también conocidas como código abierto, esto hace que una gran comunidad esté trabajando detrás obteniendo constantes mejoras. El sistema operativo no tiene nada que envidiar a otros de licencia propietaria (como Windows u OSX de Apple). Funciona como sistema operativo monopuesto o bien como sistema operativo en red (servidor). Es gratuito e incorpora de serie unn buscador que te va a permitir buscar ,ás programas gratuitos y de código abierto para instalar en tu sistema pocos clicks. Es fácil de instalar y muy intuitivo.

El manejo de la interfaz de comandos es ultra rápido y te permite hacer cualquier cosa de forma más veloz que a través de la interfaz gráfica.

Puede probarlo perfectamente junto con una máquina virtual para hacer pruebas antes de lanzarte ala implementación.

AS la hora de instalarlo, puedes instalar el Grub (o antiguo Lilo) para establecer un menú de arranque en caso de que tu PC tenga varios sistemas operativos, para así poder elegir con cual quieres arrancar.

Maneja mucho mejor que Windows los recursos del equipo tales como uso del procesador y memoria RAM.

What do you dislike?

Hay muchas aplicaciones y juegos que salen para Windows y mac y en Linux Ubuntu no son compatibles.

Si estas muy acostumbrado a usar sistemas operativos propietarios, al llegar a Ubuntu puede que te cueste un poco adaptarte.

Encontrar los drivers de tus dispositivos hardware puede resultar ser toda una odisea.

El manejo de la interfaz de comandos es muy complejo y requiere mucho tiempo de estudio y práctica hasta dominarlo al completo.

Debes prestar atención a las actualizaciones periódicas para tenerlo a la última. Incluso en ocasiones será necesario cambiar de versión.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ubuntu, tu sistema operativo gratuito, intuitivo y de licencia open source

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sistemas operativos gratis para los puestos de tuis empleados (o alumnos si hablamos de un instituto o academia) de forma gratuita sin tener que pagar las costosas licecias de Microsoft o MAC.

Ubuntu review by Koldo I.
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"Ubuntu: the best linux distribution"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an operating system based on Debian and maintained by the company Canonical. It works with a package system called Aptitude that greatly simplifies the installation of new packages or the update of them. It's compatible with almost all computers, and for me the best, there aren't virus or other issues like happens in Windows.

What do you dislike?

In general nothing disgusts me in Ubuntu, I could only say that I do not like to include applications not free or with adds.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ubuntu is great as operating system, is free and fully meets the requirements. There are two releases each year and behind Ubuntu, there are thousands of people working to make it great.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Ubuntu as the operating system because it is currently fully advanced and there is no problem with drivers or graphics cards or sound carby default in all of our systems, because it is currently compatible with all of our computers, and there aren't problems with drivers of graphics cards or sound cards like a few years before.

Ubuntu review by Miguel J.
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"The ideal desktop operating system"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an operating system basically desktop that has nothing to envy its competitors Windows and Mac. It has the best of all worlds, is fast as linux systems, is stable and is updated as Mac systems, and has available of applications like Windows. It is also compatible with all hardware like Windows.

What do you dislike?

The negative points of Ubuntu are few, only lacks compatibility with Office without a virtual machine, it is a bit tedious to have to start Virtualbox every time you have to modify something, and on the other hand, there are some graphics cards that are also very problematic . I would like to see if in version 18.10 this is fixed.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Simply ubuntu is the best option, since it allows you to do everything you would do in windows or mac, but faster and better, without viruses or problems.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Ubuntu in most computers, since for the work we do it is very practical. Through SSH and a terminal we can manage our equipment and those of our clients. In addition to the applications integrated in Ubuntu we can do hardware maintenance perfectly, with tools for analyzing SMART discs or network tools for example.

Ubuntu review by Saksham G.
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"Ubuntu For Development Purposes"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is best used for development purposes like software and Web development since it this operating system uses very little resources on my computer so my application can run without any interruption. It is fast and easy to use.It is engineered for high security. Your files are more secure in Ubuntu than it Windows.

What do you dislike?

It can be bit hard for new user to get familiar with Ubuntu since it does have a great user interface like Windows. A lot of tweaking is needed to set up network on proxy which can be easily done on windows. We cannot play games on Ubuntu which can be major drawback if someone wants to have fun during application development .

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend everyone entering in development field to use Ubuntu for development since it is very powerful and more secure than windows. It has a lot features which can make your work a lot easier and less cumbersome. Everyone must continue to use it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are currently developing software in Ubuntu for our website. We work on database management for our company and work on PHP and mysql coding in Ubuntu since it provides lag free environment.

Ubuntu review by Carlos R.
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"Ubuntu; From secondary to main"

What do you like best?

Since the creation of Ubuntu was a secondary operating system that can be used for many tasks but not for everything, but after the entry of Canonical became a robust and stable operating system that can use for everything you need, even it is sufficient reliability to be a server operating system.

For me the best things are two, first the compatibility with all the hardwares ever, and two the releases program, that allows you to program the main updates of your systems each 2 or 4 years, as the main LTS releases are supported during 5 years

What do you dislike?

For me there aren't negative things, just for in my opinion it's a bit disgusting that an open source distribution includes Amazon advertisings.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ubuntu it's the definitive desktop distribution because include everything that you can need in a operative system. The packages repository it's amazing big, there are updates weekly, the hardware it's supported since it's created. and there are a community behind that is awesome.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our company we use Ubuntu as main desktop operative system, and also we use in some not critical servers.

Ubuntu review by Marcus S.
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"Very useful for work, that's all"

What do you like best?

An open source operational system ( free ), a great tool if you work with IT( design, develop), because its very light ( you dont have to use an ultra powerful computer to run it ), simple and different from Windows for example(its really hard to crash).

What do you dislike?

We are all used to Windows so the first touch with Linux can be very strange and hard to use, its interface is not friendly at all and another complaining about Ubuntu is that their drivers are not always up to date so many hardware/software cant be used by this OS.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend it if you're trying to work with IT, not for usual use, its hard and not friendly at all, but if you're used to technology, then you wont find much issues.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I've been using Ubuntu to work with some development, i'm studying System Development and this tool is really useful, its much faster and lighter than Windows

Ubuntu review by Mohit K.
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""Ubuntu :Humanity to others""

What do you like best?

Ubuntu Linux is the most popular open source operating system. There are many reasons to use Ubuntu Linux that make it a worthy Linux .Apart from being free and open source, it’s highly customizable and has a Software Center full of apps.

Every computer user wants a operating system which is reliable, easy to maintain, easy to understand,simple to use operating system that makes it easy for them to access the small number of apps that they use on a regular basis.

Ubuntu is that operating system. For such people, Ubuntu is brilliant. In terms of reliability and each of use, it is, I suggest,light years ahead of any version of Windows.

What do you dislike?

There is not much to hate in Ubuntu, it has a great development support but if you are switching to ubuntu from windows you'll find it difficult to do things which are easily done in windows as it is very user-friendly

Recommendations to others considering the product

I'll highly recommend ubuntu for the people who are developers and wanted an operating sytem which is free of cost and has a wide community support

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

If you are a Ubuntu user you don't have to vary about the virus attacks and it is used by thousands of development teams around the world because of its versatility, reliability, constantly updated features and extensive developer libraries.it used for maintaining the servers

Ubuntu review by Sirajuddin A.
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"I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my desktop two months back."

What do you like best?

I have been using Ubuntu 18.04 as my workstation, for the past sixty days and the operating system is working in perfect condition and, so far I have not faced any problem even after using it, for so many hours in a day.

The best thing I like about Ubuntu 18.04 is its software repository as it has all sorts of software available for developers as well as for graphic designers right from IDE's to Libra Office and the installation process for the software is quite easy. For music lovers, there is Rhythm box and, for capturing the screenshots there is Screenshot available.

What do you dislike?

The only problem that, I don't like with this Linux operating system is its slowness, for starting, it takes quite some time to set itself for functioning properly and even for opening the browser like firefox it is quite slow.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I will highly recommend Ubuntu 18.04 to others as its installation is quite easy and there are thousands of free software in its repository.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a Web developer, I use atom for IDE and the browsers like Firefox and Chrome for testing the web pages and sometimes I use Inkscape, for graphics and for word processing I use Libra office and Tomboy. The greatest benefit of using Ubuntu 18.04, is its free software repository and it is quite useful.

Ubuntu review by Tiendas O.
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"El mejor sistema operativo open source!!!"

What do you like best?

Llevo usando Ubuntu desde hace mas de 10 años y he tenido cero problemas, jamas he tenido que formartear el portatil porque iba lento como ocurre con windows, solo he formateado cuando he tenido que cambiar de version de Ubuntu LTS, es decir, cada 4 años!!!!

What do you dislike?

Absolutamente nada, ademas es muy configurable todo, lo puedes adaptar a diferentes escritorios, arranca muy rapido y sobretodo como lo tengas instalado en una SSD, yo tengo tres portatiles y en los tres tengo instalado Ubuntu, en uno de ellos con SSD y me arranca en tan solo 3 segundos.... 1-2-3!!!!

Recommendations to others considering the product

Realmente prueben e instalen este sistema operativo de codigo abierto, se van a olvidar de pagar dinero por licencia, ni tampoco van a pagar por el microsoft office ya que viene integrado el libre office que es lo mismo y compatible con todos los documentos, words, excel, etc es muy rapido en ejecucion, muy libiano y gratamente contento de llevar mas de 10 años utilizandolo!!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Solventa muchos problemas, antetodo porque es de codigo abierto, es decir no pagas nada por el, tiene una comunidad muy grande que te ayuda en todo, hay grandes grupos en Telegram donde te ayudan, la instalacion es muy sencilla, etc etc

Ubuntu review by Olimar P.
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"Ubuntu, makes linux easier"

What do you like best?

Before the arrival of Ubuntu, the use of GNU / Linux had a timid use on the part of the users, the philosophy of the project directed by Mark Shuttleworth, undoubtedly a good benevolent dictator, made the community of users expand and the large companies will not hesitate to choose this distribution as their desktop solution, saving considerable costs in licensing. For this, this dynamic philosophy of updates every 6 months contributed greatly and the flexibility to include as many peripheral drivers as possible. This same dynamism also contributed to give a great impulse to the state of distributions based on linux, which did not want to be left behind. Also in the world of servers, with its Ubuntu-Server, it has been widely accepted, including a long period of support (2023), support for state-of-the-art architectures, images for minimal installations, hardware monitoring tools and solutions for Cloud. Ubuntu has always sought to stay in the state of the art of gnu / linux distributions: it has recently taken out solutions for IoT and robotics, going through solutions for drones and industrial systems, making innovation one of its priorities. So almost for any intelligent thing there is an Ubuntu to carry.

What do you dislike?

should improve and facilitate the entry of programmers who maintain package distribution

Recommendations to others considering the product

the best gnu / linux distribution to start with this operating system

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

reduction of learning time of office tools by a large number of people and considerable savings in licensing costs

Ubuntu review by Judith C.
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"Ubuntu: The universal linux"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is the most used Linux distribution, at this in my opinion is because it's the best one for much people. This is because Ubuntu it's an open-source distribution, with a big company behind that put money to do it big, and it's easy to start and easy use for almost everybody. Apart from that, it's reliable and stable operative system, and the maintenance of the system it's easy with the updates and releases program.

What do you dislike?

The only bad thing of Ubuntu it's the inclusion of Unity in the last versions, but there are a solution, you can install xUbuntu and work perfect with xFce.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ubuntu it's the best Linux distribution and you can download for free and use it as main system.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use as main operative system, in the work computers and in my laptop.

Ubuntu review by Shawn T.
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"A great Operating System with many uses."

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an easy to use operating system. It is great for those starting out with Linux and want to get used to it. Ubuntu has a great package manager, Apt, which is loaded with great software that one might use personally or professionally. Ubuntu offers several different GUI spins, such as KDE (Kubuntu), LXDE (Lubuntu), and XFCE (Xubuntu), allowing one to use their favorite desktop environment without needing to install it manually.

What do you dislike?

While Ubuntu is easy to use, some of the packages can be outdated, such as Nginx, which can then make it difficult to use the latest software. As your options are to compile it from source or find a repository that offers the more up-to-date package. For those new to Linux based operating systems, this can be a challenge and be discouraging.

Another issue is drivers. Linux doesn't always get the drivers needed for certain pieces of hardware to work. Off brand, or even name brand, wireless cards could end up being useless as there may not be drivers for them, or the drivers may be outdated and incompatible with the current kernel version.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are new and just getting started with Linux, Ubuntu is a great first step in making the switch. The Ubuntu community is very active and very helpful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Ubuntu for our servers as well as one our workstations. Ubuntu offers great stability and ease of upgrading to newer versions.

Ubuntu review by Alfredo B.
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"Ubuntu the facility at your fingertips. If you want to learn!!!!"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu the facility at your fingertips. If you want to learn!

One easy way to describe Ubuntu is that you can write in one window and upload and download the contents of another. For example, Gaim / Pidgin can chat with one of your colleagues and at the same time you can read a web page or a book without much effort just by moving it with the mouse wheel in silence. This though it may seem silly can not be done in Windows. On the other hand it has a great point in its favor that is Windows to bring a lot of malicious software and for this free software is not very common since it allows to modify its source code to the user's taste and the needs of this. In context Ubuntu allows you to install drivers and applications without the need to restart the PC to complete the installation which is many times causing inconvenience.

What do you dislike?

This software at the development level is not highly recommended since it is more done or dedicated for end users, therefore it has many unnecessary and even heavy packages that are not easily practiced by software development.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend it for those people who want to learn more about the vulnerabilities of proprietary software such as Windows or Apple, the Ubuntu operating system allows them to migrate and learn more on the basis of open source. It has a simple environment to understand and can be adapted very quickly.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Today I use it to teach beginners to newbies who want to play in the world of free software to learn the basics of this type of software ... already with this notion can create an environment of inspiration for development.

Ubuntu review by Travis G.
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"Ubuntu - The friendliest version of Linux"

What do you like best?

I just wanted to give a quick foreword, I'm not super proficient at Linux/Unix-like OS'es, but I have used Ubuntu Desktop and Server OS multiple times but my comfort zone is Windows. That being said, Ubuntu has by far been the best Linux Distribution for me to learn, test, and develop on. In my opinion, I feel like where Ubuntu shines is it's strong community support. If you are new to Linux or even new to computing, administrating, networking, etc... Ubuntu is probably the best place to start. The Desktop OS provides an incredibly intuitive design that allows people to get moving quickly while still allowing total systems control like a proper OS should.

For the Ubuntu Server OS variant, I personally learned almost everything I know about Linux on Ubuntu so transitioning to the Server OS was a cakewalk.

What do you dislike?

I think the largest dislike for me when learning and transitioning to Ubuntu was that the majority of OS management was performed at the terminal. In the Server version it's performed strictly at the terminal. When i was first learning my way around Linux I was having a hard time with getting SSH setup so I could log into the server remotely. I found tutorials online but they always seemed to be missing a step or two and I couldn't seem to get it to work. Finally, I asked on a Ubuntu Support forum and the community helped me get SSH setup, with an SSH keypair (certificate instead of password), and took the time to explain how SSH works in Linux. Primarily being a Windows user at that time, the entire setup and configuration was completely foreign to me.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for a robust, yet stable Linux OS with tons of free community support then Ubuntu is the right choice for you. It seems to have some of the best hardware driver support out there so if you are installing on a computer with bluetooth of WiFi capabilities then Ubuntu will probably be the best experience with working drivers out-of-the-box.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm currently using Ubuntu as the OS for my development environment of a MEAN stack web app. I'm also running Ubuntu for my DevOps management node while I'm learning Ansible. (Ansible doesn't currently support Windows being a management node.) I'm running web servers with Nginx, Tomcat, Apache on them, Back-end MySQL and MongoDB databases.

Ubuntu review by Brian F.
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"A Linux OS that is edgy enough to be current and just enough behind to be stable."

What do you like best?

Updates and security patches are constantly being provided. Most packages are at the most recent stable versions and problems with out of date software are few. I find that for web servers, Ubuntu always seems to have all the pertinent packages.

What do you dislike?

While there are LTS versions, upgrading between major versions is a bit dicey. I would prefer a distribution that allows for a rolling update process.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Like all Linux distros, it really comes down to need and features. I believe that all distros have strengths and none are inferior so the choice or decision is not based on personal beliefs. Choose what is supported and recommended by your app providers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Open Source Server and desktop software to run line of business apps, appliances and non-critical desktops requiring basic software needs.

Ubuntu review by Guillermo Y.
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" linux with ubuntu"

What do you like best?

what I like most about ubuntu is that it is one of the distributions of linux with friendly interface and easy to use, compared to other distributions of linux, it was the distribution that led me to the world of free software, and the best that a community has who works to improve it.

What do you dislike?

what disgusts me of ubuntu is that some installations have problems of starting the operating system, this problem is almost always in the root where we install the operating system and there are cases where we have to format to solve the problem.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend ubuntu to other users to start in linux, besides there is extensive documentation and tutorials.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ubuntu has helped me to introduce windows users to the world of linux, because it is a friendly distribution has been the door to learn linux in my work department, also in the creation of stable servers.

Ubuntu review by Laia P.
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"One of the best distributions ever"

What do you like best?

I think that ubuntu has managed to bring Unix operating systems closer to the usual windows users, with an easy installation system, easy usage, and limiting the things where the terminal is needed.

Focusing more to Ubuntu kindness, its compatible with almost all hardware available and there are a very big repositories of packages available, that allows the users to use lots of applications.

What do you dislike?

The only negative point of Ubuntu is the disgusting graphical environment Unity, it's slow and gets hang usually.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need to work in Linux, it's the best choice. Easy to start, good support with lots of releases, and most of the programs already compiled

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use as operative system alongside Windows 10. Basically we use as operating system for servers, but also we use in some desktops.

Ubuntu review by Ayush M.
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"Best for Servers"

What do you like best?

If you have a knowledge in the Linux platform, then this is one of the best OS. I had worked in Ubuntu when I was worked on the servers, Most of the servers have Ubuntu operating system, it is easy to setup. There is three or four commands which we used to setup LAMP. Even if we are talking about security, then you are also familiar with UFW which are the best security part in Ubuntu. The best thing is you no need to pay single amount in ubuntu OS.

What do you dislike?

I dislike nothing in Ubuntu. If you are the new users in Ubuntu, this is little bit tough to understand the UI of Ubuntu, but after that if you familiar with that, this is very easy to understand.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ubuntu is good for security and development sector. They save your time, easy to setup and best for the servers. They have all the repo's which you want in the development phase.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In the previous organization, we are using windows for the development. And we paid for the windows license. After that, when we implement Ubuntu, they save money because it is the free one even on the servers as well. There are lots of benefit we have realized, We don't need to take tension about security. We all know, nothing is secure on the web. But Ubuntu provide the best security. In Ubuntu, you are using commands,one of the best thing for a developer.

Ubuntu review by Héctor B.
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"An easy way to introduce yourself into Open Source OS"

What do you like best?

intuitive interface, firts time i use an OS with open source was traumataizing, i was used to Windows and suddenly i dont know where is anything, everything is out of place and its pretty much a hell, i uninstall my firts open source OS. When i try Ubuntu all was soft and smoothly, they give you a nice introduction and they keep in mind that probably your new with open source OS.

What do you dislike?

The default app dowload system sometimes fail with the downloads and sometimes you have the app you want itsnt even in the store. Probably they fix this in future versions but now i dont like it. I have found it usefull when you have to dowload the most popular programs but not the less popular.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Best way to learn the basis of Open Source.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my work sometimes i have to work with Linux software and other open source OS. So Ubuntu was great for my first steeps.

Ubuntu review by Marin K.
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"My Ubuntu user-experience"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu has been for me one of the most user-friendly Linux distros i have used. It has a simple interface, very easy to use and very cool features and graphics. The new versions which are based in GNOME are further more greater because the menu is accessible in a better way and the system offers much more flexibility. If you're wondering : "What about my hardware? I need drivers to install for all my inputs." Well in my whole experience all devices connected to my computer running Ubuntu connected automatically, no drivers needed.

What do you dislike?

Ubuntu in a nutshell requires a well parameter computer and it does not work well if your computer is not fast.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Everyone who is trying to switch from Windows or Apple to another OS id suggest Ubuntu because it has a simple to understand environment and you can adapt very quickly.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm currently using Elementary OS which is based Ubuntu. I have used it to work with my designs on GIMP or Inkscape, and also to communicate on Telegram with my co-workers. And also for the usual web surfing and correspondence.

Ubuntu review by Ignacio C.
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"Linux Ubuntu Administrator"

What do you like best?

In Ubuntu you can be writing in one window and moving up and down the content of another. For example, you can be talking by Gaim / Pidgin with a friend and reading a web page by moving it with the mouse wheel quietly. This silly thing can not be done in Windows. Windows only knows how to do one thing at a time, and you have to have the window selected (focused) if you want to scroll through it, which forces you to be changing all the time from one window to another when they speak to you (damn Alt + TAB) . In Ubuntu you can install drivers and applications quietly because it is not necessary to restart the PC to complete the installation. This is not that it is a virgin, since the 60's has been doing. I do not know why Windows forces the user to restart countless times for anything he does. It is really horrible and exasperating (and it makes you lose the tails of the eMule!).

What do you dislike?

Didactic images are missing to motivate children to use this great operating system, should include games that motivate young people to use it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This distribution is excellent for the implementation of PostgreSQL as a database manager, as well as a good relationship with Apache as a Web server and an important management in servers for the administration of networks such as ProxySquid and DHCP.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my work, it was migrated to ubuntu because it is a free technology and no more prized licenses from other companies were requested, which saved money for the company in which I work, besides being easy to learn for all employees of the same company. .

Ubuntu review by Angelo Q.
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"There is always a good way to start "

What do you like best?

Ubuntu comes with features that will make you forget about proprietary software, whatever your user level is; you will always find positive answers in this distribution. I have tried Ubuntu at home, at my job and the answer is always reliable. It must be clear that there must be learning on the part of the user, since the experience will be better and better as you explore the options. However, there is no need to have much prior knowledge for its use, there will always be a software purist with criticism, but it will be easy to dismiss due to the wide variety of possibilities offered by the distribution.

What do you dislike?

Far from being a negative factor, we must know that migrating to free systems requires training of personnel, time, and money. For certain work environments it can bring delays in processes, even if it is a progressive measure. On a personal level, learning can go on its own and at an appropriate pace, but when there is a responsibility involved, everything changes. I also recommend reviewing the features of our equipment, to ensure a more fluid experience, if we have low-resource teams, there are more friendly distributions than the main Ubuntu, and it would be more advisable to try one of them.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The first thing u have to do, is to stop thinking about your current operating system, you will always end up looking to stay with it, I recommend starting with Ubuntu for basic things, a multimedia experience of an afternoon, and little by little adding others, with this you guarantee that your test of the Ubuntu’s characteristics, is an enriching and complete experience.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We decided to abandon proprietary software, and we moved to open source, after evaluating options we decided on Ubuntu distributions, in its basic package includes what we need from the current office tools to perform the daily work. The administrative work has been carried out without much inconvenience, except the proper training of the staff in the use of this new tool, which far from being a problem, gives experience to the workers and it can be used outside the office.

Ubuntu review by Shaunak S.
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"Best enterprise OS for software development"

What do you like best?

package manager apt-get

Native support for PostgreSql database

I can use it on windows subsystem for linux

I love using it on vagrant box.

What do you dislike?

Mounting a smb or shared drive is not always easy.

When I use it on windows subsystem for linux, then I get permissions issue. Though I set proper user permission on Ubuntu, drives which are shared still use the windows permissions, instead of the changed permissions.

Recommendations to others considering the product

We used Ubuntu as we get a Vagrant support for it.

It makes our development environment as close to production environment as possible.

Always use the native stable packages with Ubuntu. It would make your system scale - able and easy upgrade - able when newer versions of Ubuntu are released.

If you use Ubuntu on your development, staging and production environment, then it becomes easy to manage your enterprise deployment thru continuous integrations tools like Jenkins.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Very stable. It creates a eco-system for us by providing php-apache-postgres package as a bundle.

Ubuntu has good support for Salt. Because of this deployment of our applications becomes very easy.

Thats the reason we love Ubuntu bundle for our development environment and production environment.

Ubuntu review by Mayank T.
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"The perfect operating system"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu gives you so much freedom to do your job. You can use Ubuntu for virtually anything. It handles everything smoothly. I've never encountered any inconvinience with it. It gives a wide array of compatible softwares which are essential for software development.

It gives constant updates and upgrades which is really helpful.

The LTS support is also another great thing as it is very reassuring for the user.

nVidea GPU support only adds to the greatness of this operating system.

What do you dislike?

There are minor glitches with nautilus. It occasinally slows down and throws an error. The ubuntu software centre is not upto the mark. Many other softwares need to be added into it.

It gives a very poor gaming experience.

Games on Steam too don't fare very well, there are constant frame drops and stutters. Ubuntu really needs to improve upon these fronts.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Go for it without second thoughts.

People often say that Ubuntu is not suitable for day to day use as it is very "ENGINEERED", but I disagree with all thosse people.

Ubuntu is very much capable of handling everything "Windows" can do. Though it might appear daunting at first, Ubuntu handles all your needs perfectly. It has support for nVidea GPu as well and even steam games run flawlessly on it, so it is the way to g. It is free of cost and much better than all the other pricey operating systems out there in the market.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ubuntu has a lot of benefits when it comes to software development. i personally use it for software development.

A lot of API's are compatible only on Ubuntu (and other linux distros).

Many python wheels work flawlessly on Ubuntu which don't on "Windows"

Ubuntu review by Pradeep S.
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"Most productive operating system for developers"

What do you like best?

Over the years, bash has biggest contribution to make me a productive developer. Ubuntu provides a terminal which is the most developer friendly application which is the default way to use the power of bash. The other thing I like about the

What do you dislike?

1. Folder organization

There can be a better way to have a look at your folders differently, visualize how your things are organized. Having an easy to use way to separate things in workspaces, projects and search.

2. Software Center

The UX of software center is not much useful, the information schema can be improved a lot. One thing I would like to see is a better way to have insights about the reputation of the software developer through software center before installing the software on system.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're a developer, go for it. If you're not, macOS or windows might be better option for you.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ubuntu is the default way to do anything on computer for us. The benefits for business is that it avoids any worries about complex licensing structure as seen in case of Windows, plus it's free.

Ubuntu review by Kevin H.
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"Easy to use windows replacement."

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is a great windows replacement for smb's or even personal use. I have a 93 year old grandmother using it because her computer broke and was on a budget. Its super stable when you use the LTS versions and you have the piece of mind knowing that your FREE OS is going to get support for years to come.

What do you dislike?

There is a bit of a learning curve that a lot of people will not want to do because they are so used to a windows environment.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There is a small learning curve and some people may not be willing to adapt to it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This software is something that is used when I have someone that comes to me with a tight budget but needs a new computer The cost is an amazing thing for people that allows them to do most if not all functions that they could on a windows machine for no cost.

Ubuntu review by Gerson C.
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"Ubuntu the best operating system based on linux"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is in my personal opinion, one of the best operating systems based on GNU/Linux, its intuitive operation, it pleases the user, it is perfect for those who migrate from windows to linux, it has a lot of useful programs and libraries for development of software, with a great documentation for all of them, this is why it is one of my favorite operating systems.

The graphic environment is very intuitive and beautifully designed.

What do you dislike?

the problem that most arises, is when there is a need for a program or library necessary for a specific development and is not in ubunto but if in windows, when this stops is annoying and slows the speed in the software development

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need to take better advantage of the hardware resources and develop in a Linux-based operating system with a good graphical interface use Ubuntu without hesitation.

they need to improve in the amount of programs they have to offer, they have to develop more tools for development, so they will gain more ground among the development professionals.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This operating system is perfect for its speed and the way it takes advantage of hardware resources, optimizing the development process.

En el proceso de retail su comunicación con las distintas bases de datos fue optimo, presentando mejores tiempos de respuesta que windows.

Ubuntu review by Glenn J.
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"Nice Linux distro for a server"

What do you like best?

I use Ubuntu because I have a lot of experience with it. I find that it does things the way I do things and that is a friendly way for me.

What do you dislike?

I found that some Linux web items don not like to mention how to perform things on an Ubuntu server. My Ubuntu does not support the Windowing system. It is a server and there is no need for the graphics in a server environment. The problem is, I cannot always use directions on how to use a system in the graphics mode.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need a Linux operating system Ubuntu is a good choice and there are many users who can help you out. I had the system up in a matter of hours but it took others a long to to get the Drupal application developed.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I need to host a web server on Amazon and have found Ubuntu as a good inexpensive way of doing this. I have also been able to automate a lot of tasks using Ubuntu.

Ubuntu review by Meenakshi B.
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"Ubuntu makes life real easy"

What do you like best?

Well with all my experience I could only find positive points for Ubuntu 14.04. local integrated app menus, utility launcher and also it's minimizer, locking it has never been easier, works really great with VMware, improved graphics and the speed. Very use to use and install. It's highly customizable and plus it's free. Many people around use it and know it, it is easy to find tech support and to share documents, applications with others. There are a lot less viruses on Linux Ubuntu. With kernel modules and developments coming every 6 months or so, Linux these days is highly updated in terms of hardware support. it's never been that good before. My gaming experience has changed forever. I use this with VMware to program in C, which is really great, it makes it much more faster than running on other platform. Also, it can really more faster than any other software. It's one of the stable systems because of it's latest release which is gonna long for five years, there will be no hassle for upgrading it every year. We get GNOME Terminal 3.18 and we can install any app we like.

What do you dislike?

They can be better on cloud support, it can't have something like Visual Studio, hardware has to be better.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Really great and easy to use. Easily customized.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am using it as part of my curriculum and to develop operating system in C. It's great to use that since it's much faster and lighter than most others.

Ubuntu review by Miguel P.
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"Excellent OS for developers"

What do you like best?

All current programming frameworks and libraries provide an Ubuntu package or installer, a real time saver when you depend on it and need it to "just work". Mostly everything works as expected, and when it doesn', online support from its users is more than enough to solve almost any problem. All hardware works out of the box on any new laptop, you can even unplug your harddrive and plug it in a different machine, chances are all hardware will be detected and autoconfigured.

What do you dislike?

Probably a better out-of-the box GUI with more configuration options. For example, I´d like to see a dedicated "tiling window" mode.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If unsure, just give it a shot and try the live USB version first.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Very cost effective, stable and trust worthy. Each new version has a very decent end of life deadlines, and updates are fast, incremental and of course free. Migrating from one machine to another

Ubuntu review by Anna M.
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"Good OS for IT people"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu it's a good operative system for people that works as IT administrator because allows you to connect to different computers with ssh or rdp and other protocols very easy. Also you have available much different tools to administrators, for example network tools, or disc forensics tools

What do you dislike?

There are some tasks that are difficult to configure, basically some services like NTP, apache, rsync etc.

The other thing is that the graphical interface is very slow in some tasks.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a free operative system that works really good with almost all hardwares. By default includes much tools that are useful for system administrators

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Basically I use to analize discs with Smarttools and Parted applications. Also it's useful to edit the partitions.

Ubuntu review by brian yamanue b.
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"Ubuntu, the Power house of you proyects."

What do you like best?

simple, elegant and powerful, using ubuntu allows me to do my work (web development - back end and some front end-) while i can listen to music, search the web o even keep in touch with my contacts on facebook/twitter/google hangouts, you won't miss anything from windows or mac. also, ubuntu give you more freedom to adapt your enviroment according to your need, if i need apache or nginx i can installed with no problems, i can use composer to install all the php dependency that i need an so on.

What do you dislike?

whe software you are used to use in windows or mac may not be available in linux, also, keep a clean and goo enviroment to work can be a little overwhelming, and some times when you install linux in a dual boot, it gives you some strange bugs.

Recommendations to others considering the product

for now, just use ubuntu with unity, it's better than the current version of gnome, i still have some problems and bugs when i use gnome, i hope they fixed because i love the GUI.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

right now i have my localhost up and running with the last version of PHP and MYSQL, and because im using linux i know the system im development will have no problems in any webserver my client choose to host his system., also i forget about binaries not working the same because the website or system was developt in windows and not linux.

Ubuntu review by Sugata R.
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"Ubuntu User Experience"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is the most user friendly distro among the entire Linux ecosystem. Over the year, many improvements have been brought to the User Interface and now with Ubuntu 18.04, things have completely changed. Many bugs have been fixed, UI has been fine tuned to suit even a beginner user and thus the learning curve for Linux has become linear now with Software Centre providing apps for all your daily needs.

Comparing with windows, would definitely recommend Ubuntu as a go-to solution for all your speed problems. Unlike windows, this Operating System doesn't get slow with time and process management is very efficient, thus your PC runs very smoothly.

Finally, for those geeks out there, you already know working with terminal is the best experience. You can practically control every aspect of the Operating System since it's open source and speaking of security, there are very less virus attacks that happen on Ubuntu since the package installation process and root system architecture is very secure.

What do you dislike?

>At the initial phases of Ubuntu, the user experience was bad with the learning curve too steep, but with the recent releases this gap has been filled.

>There are still some bugs that pop out rarely that interfere with hardware like Bluetooth which depends on device.

>For the GAMERS out there, I WOULD NOT recommend Ubuntu for you. Windows is the best option for you as a wide list of games are supported there. In Ubuntu only lite games are supported.

>Many apps are still not present in Ubuntu like iTunes which can be a problem to apple users.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make the switch now. Thank me Later! And if you're stuck on anything, there's a huge developer community for Ubuntu out there and I'm sure your problems would be solved in a breeze.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The biggest benifit through Linux Distros like Ubuntu is at the server side. Since it being lite and has a wide compatibility it can be used in the clouds and IoT very well.

Then, it is a biggest boon for the programmers since a wide array of libraries, languages and IDEs are supported with the added advantage of Terminal.

Ubuntu review by Heidi Elaine K.
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"The best operating system"

What do you like best?

It mimics Apple's OS in look and feel, but without all of the related issues.

What do you dislike?

You definitely need to have a solid understanding of filesystems and how to locate things - that was the largest barrier to entry for me. Once you develop this knowledge and learn to work a little at the command line, you're good.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Learn some basic commands and get comfortable moving around the computer in a new way. User forums for Ubuntu are a *major* help whenever you're stuck, so just grab error messages and put them into Google and you should find a solution pretty quickly. Listservs and dedicated groups have also been a help when using specific tools - depends on your use case, but there are a lot of people in the open source community who are eager to help.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For digital forensics work, I use Ubuntu to run a bunch of open source software. Ubuntu definitely makes it easier to access and use these tools. I also used Ubuntu in my previous job to connect into the server in order to deposit files there for long-term storage. Ubuntu offers better security than other OSs.

Ubuntu review by Carolina C.
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"Stability and reliability and continuous support for Ubuntu."

What do you like best?

In the Ubuntu software center there are several open source programs available for use. Apart from that it is not necessary to install antivirus to protect our files and operating systems.

What do you dislike?

The greatest antipathy is more a matter of time and support that is understandably delayed. I'd love to see a newer software support after the initial release of LTS is published and not have to wait until the next LTS cycle. But, this is understandable.

Recommendations to others considering the product

That is a fairly simple system to begin to know this type of distribution and very safe.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ubuntu is a great system, mainly we use it as a tool for web-based applications and founded on Apache and PHP. Which for my use is very useful and feasible.

Ubuntu review by Burhan M.
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"Ubuntu was not bad, but some time has made me bored with some error popup message"

What do you like best?

it's a unix like OS, so the terminal syntax is very familiar and well known, scripting in ubuntu was as easy as on mac OS.

it does not need any cost, it's free for everyone, i very very love this one :D.

What do you dislike?

it almost crash every I start the ubuntu, even in the morning, there is a error pop-up coming up in the window and then it asked me either to continue or ignore, it does not make sense for me, so some time ubuntu has made me bored with some useless error-popup message.

and the most important thing was ubuntu's battery indicator was not help me, it was not represent a real battery status. and also, Ubuntu need more battery power, so it was'nt optimal, I think.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The most things to be a consideration:

- Free OS,

- Battery life is too short,

- *nix like terminal/shell syntax

- it's really Free

- and it was Free

- yup, that is Free for you

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Some programming problem, solve by some apps i ubuntu, it does not need any cost, everything was almost free for everyone.

Actually, There was more benefit I got from ubuntu, i had some project to handle and also I got some money with that free OS.

Ubuntu review by nieves g.
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"Un commercio rinfrescante!"

What do you like best?

A differenza di Windows, questo sistema operativo non è graduale con il tempo e il controllo delle procedure potrebbe essere molto efficiente, di conseguenza il PC funziona senza problemi Ubuntu è quel sistema operativo Ubuntu è la scelta principale per qualsiasi fase di sviluppo da principiante a professionista chiunque può essere sicuro usando questo

What do you dislike?

Problemi con la connettività Samba. Ma vale la pena investire molto tempo per ottenere l'importante facilità di svolgere le responsabilità amministrative con la massima velocità. Se si esegue il doppio avvio, grub kinda sostituisce l'MDR a meno che non si stia facendo attenzione e lo si faccia nel modo più difficile

Recommendations to others considering the product

Lo raccomando se stai cercando di lavorare con l'IT, non più per un uso regolare, è duro e non amichevole in alcun modo, ma se sei abituato all'era, non troverai più problemi. Immagino che potresti non pentirtene. Spin it up e provalo

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Ubuntu è come lo strumento per creare altre apparecchiature che utilizziamo per testare uno strumento di assalto per negazione del servizio a basso costo È meglio per gli esseri umani che lavorano nel mondo accademico

Ubuntu review by User in Computer Software
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"Great open source OS"

What do you like best?

Free

Good platform for learning Linux as it has a nice UI but all the command line tools still available.

I use Ubuntu at home now more than Windows. Ubuntu is faster and better than previous versions as well.

Tons of open source software available.

What do you dislike?

Graphics card support isn't as good as it is on Windows but you shouldn't be using Linux for serious gaming anyway. UI has improved but is unfamiliar if you are used to Windows. Not all software is compatible but with web apps being more prevalent this is less of an issue.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Best way to get started with Linux.

Recommend upgrading to Ubuntu 18 if you system can handle it.

Use the command line.

Create a dual boot with Windows if that is what you are coming from.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Development work and hosting web applications/services(without GUI). Easy to develop on and great experience for learning development skills.

Ubuntu review by Shivam A.
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"My Experience With Ubuntu"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an operating system specially designed for development purposes. Ubuntu uses very less resources of my computer which allows smooth execution of my applications. It provides more security than Windows. It is suitable for Data Science and Software Development.

It has all the features and it is stable and it rarely suffers from unexpected crashes.

What do you dislike?

The user interface is not good and it can be difficult for a new user to operate it. High End Gaming is not possible in Ubuntu. Default Theme is also a bit dull, however it can be customized. Other than this, it feels great to use Ubuntu.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend everyone to use Ubuntu for development purposes. It provides a smooth experience. It is specially good for software development and data science task. I assure you that you will not regret after using it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am currently maintaining our business website in Ubuntu. Daily tasks such as writing SQL queries, HTML codes, C++ programming is done in Ubuntu. It has all the features which we need to support our development.

Ubuntu review by Er.Shailendra s.
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"My experience with Ubuntu"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an operating system for development purposes. It is free and open source. I have been using it for website and software development. Ubuntu allows for complete utilization for computer resources for our running applications. Ubuntu is specially designed to improve performance and it also provides more security than Windows. Antivirus is not needed for Ubuntu.

What do you dislike?

The default theme of Ubuntu is very dull. It must be included with more themes. We cannot play video games in Ubuntu which is also a drawback. It's user interface is not good as Windows. Other than that, it is best for development.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend everyone to use Ubuntu for either software, android, web development. It can fulfill all the requirements. It will also give you a performance boost in comparison to Windows. You will never regret switching to Ubuntu.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have been using Ubuntu for doing Front End Website development for our company's website. Ubuntu provides an un-interrupted experience while developing software. We also develop applications for metal industries in Ubuntu.

Ubuntu review by Omer N.
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"One of the best operating systems for programmers as well as a regular user. Very lightweight."

What do you like best?

This is the best operating system for machine learning, ethical hacking, cloud, artificial intelligence and lots and lots of other things. I have a company of about 10 employees and we are working of A.I, machine learning and lots of other cutting edge technologies. So Ubuntu helps us achieve what we want. It's light weight nature is not very memory hungry and also not very hard on the processor. Which lets us run more programs in parallel. Other than that it has a very nice terminal and user interface. Linux is considered an Operating system only for programmers but this will not be true for this operating system. Ubuntu undoubtedly is very user friendly and can be used by any kind of user and not only programmers.

What do you dislike?

The open source nature of Ubuntu makes it prone to attacks and hacks. So the developers at Ubuntu could do better with the security. I also recommend making it a little bit more user friendly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is better than other similar Linux Operating Systems available in the market. It's light and way more flexible. It has good user interface as well as a great terminal commands.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am working with my team on different cutting edge technologies like A.I (Artificial Intelligence) and machine learning. So this light and easy operating system is helping me achieve my targets. It is easily modifiable and there is a lot of support available in different forums which is very helpful.

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"The only platform to start developing Open source softwares on"

What do you like best?

It's free, it's fast and it's beautiful. Did I mention free?

It usually comes with no bloatware, and it does what it was designed to do? Give an optimal environment for an end user to code and create something beautiful.

What do you dislike?

Only if they could port or develope a better office suite. Libre office is not bad, but it kinda sucks.

If you are dual booting, grub kinda replaces the MDR (unless you take care and do it the hard way). And the problem that lies here is, that if windows gets a major update and it has to do something with the MDR, your windows is lost. And sometimes even the laptop is bricked.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Get it. Flash your laptop and get Ubuntu. Unless you are a gamer, it's recommended for everyone

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ubuntu is like the tool to create other tools. Everything runs on Linux and Ubuntu is probably the most famous Linux distro

Ubuntu review by Ashish S.
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"The best Operative-system for your PC"

What do you like best?

Ubuntu is an open-source Linux distribution based on Debian.Almost all of my daily work is done on Ubuntu .It provides us with an efficient and vigilant community through which my problems are solved in minutes.The thing which fascinated me the most is its fast responsiveness comparative to any other operative system. Another aspect of Ubuntu is the availability of software packages on various platforms such as 'packages.ubuntu.com' ,'askubuntu.com',etc. Moreover it is totally free-to-use ,i.e., anyone can download Ubuntu and start to use it at completely free of costs.Ubuntu avoids rear and tear of hardware resources as it just needs a handful of resources to execute its tasks.Thus it helps our computer to last longer than it would.

What do you dislike?

Although Ubuntu has improved a lot in terms of ease-of-access to users but still it is far behind in its UI(User Interface) than many operating systems such as Windows 10.The number of games built for Ubuntu are very less comparing to windows.Battery drains too quickly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You must switch to Ubuntu as soon as possible.I bet you won't regret it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

working with Ubuntu really reduces effort and time, which indirectly lowers costs.Even the fear against malfunctions or security threats is the least due to consistent support provided by its community.

Ubuntu review by Eduardo G.
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"One operative system for all desktops and laptops"

What do you like best?

I work as network administrator of a Linux oriented company and for me work with Ubuntu it's essential. I use it as desktop environment but also it's reliable to other tasks, including use it as a server operative system.

One of the things that I like from Ubuntu is the releases program, there are new releases every six months, and main updates every two years, this means that you can get your system updated very often. Also this releases are available with different graphical environments, Gnome, KDE, xFace or unity.

What do you dislike?

There are only a negative thing is that the ofimatic tools are not at the level of this distribution, there are much incompatibility problems and hangs often.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's the best environment for developers, administrators and even for home. It's fast and stable, and with Canonical investing in Ubuntu, there are releases often.

I recommend ubuntu to everyone, whatever level they have of knowledge.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our company almost everybody use Ubuntu as desktop operative system. With the integration of VirtualBox you can have available also a Windows machine to do some tasks with Word and Excel

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