Did You Know These Top 10+ Interesting Facts About Ubuntu?Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ubuntu is the modern, open source operating system on Linux for the enterprise server, desktop, cloud, and IoT. Ubuntu is one of the most popular operating system for cloud computer applications. Easy to use interface, cutting-edge package manager and a lot of interesting features make Ubuntu the go to operating system. It is extremely simple to install and start using Ubuntu distros.
Facts About Ubuntu
- Ubuntu is a Linux distribution.
- It consists of free and open-source software programs.
- Ubuntu is a Linux distro based on Debian. Debian is a Linux distribution that consists of free and open-source software. Debian Linux distros are developed by the community-supported Debian Project.
- Ubuntu has three official variants, namely, desktop, server, and core based on their purpose.
- Ubuntu is one of the favorite operating systems for cloud computing because of its simplicity and easy to operate features.
- Ubuntu has a fixed release schedule of 6 months. Every sixth month they release a new version of the distribution.
- Every fourth release of October is LTS. i.e. Long Term Support.
- As of 7th June 2022, the most recent long-term support release is 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish).
- Ubuntu is developed and maintained by a company named Canonical. It is a UK-based privately held software corporation. The Canonical Ltd. is founded and funded by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.
- Apart from Ubuntu, Canonical Ltd. also supports a lot of projects, such as Storm (an ORM for Python), Juju, MAAS, Mir, Snappy package manager and so on.