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Ubuntu Linux vs Other OS

The Ubuntu Linux operating system is similar to other popular operating systems with a multi-user desktop environment. Some commonalities include:

  • wallpapers and screensavers
  • menu bar and application menu
  • user login screen
  • graphical desktop environment
  • power management
  • WiFi and bluetooth settings
Desktop Applications in Linux Ubuntu
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    Ubuntu is a popular Linux distribution due to its ease of installation and user-friendliness. This Debian-based operating system is comprised of lots of f…
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    Open-source software is used extensively throughout the Linux operating system. A majority of the applications, utilities, and core components in Linux …
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    Along with a browser like Firefox and a word editor like Libre Office, Ubuntu also comes pre-installed with a file manager, a calendar application, and many other useful utilities. > FUN FACT: Did…
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    Not all applications have a Graphical User Interface (GUI) or visual component to allow the user to interact via point-and-click. Some applications are designed to be lightweight and accessible onl…
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    Congratulations, we’ve reached the end of this lesson! We can see that the Linux Ubuntu desktop is really not that much different from the Windows or macOS desktop that may be more familiar to most…

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