Description: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
(Hardy Heron), CD.
Version: 8.04, for x86 processor
(Standard Install disk. Works with most PC's).
is delivered as one neatly labeled disk (as shown), in CD-ROM
Ubuntu is a GPL licensed product.
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS CD
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Ubuntu is a complete operating system for your computer, and
is often used instead of Microsoft Windows because Ubuntu:
Can cost hundreds of dollars
Has virtually no spyware or
Can still run on older
computers where newer versions of Microsoft Windows won't.
Has free and paid support available.
Ubuntu, the same Linux operating
system now offered on new Dell computers, has several
"wizards" like are commonly found in Microsoft Windows
to help along the way. Ubuntu has been describes as being more
like what Microsoft Vista promised to be in early designs but
fell short of actually attaining. Ubuntu, or any of it's
variations, should be fairly easy to use for anyone who has ever
used a Microsoft or Macintosh computer.
Ubuntu may also
have the easiest installation of any top operating system on the
market. Ubuntu can be used as a LiveCD which also allows
installing, but there is also an "Alternate
Installation" disc you can get if you have
an older computer that doesn't have enough memory to use the Live
family comes in several variations. Ubuntu is the
standard which uses the Gnome Desktop, as does
version designed specifically for educational environments.
perhaps more "windowsish" and uses the K
Desktop Environment. Xubuntu
uses the lighter and faster XFce Desktop which
is great for older slower computers.
300 MHz x86 processor
256 MB of system memory
(RAM). If your system has less than 192 MB of system memory, use
At least 4 GB of disk space
(for full installation and swap space)
VGA graphics card capable of
Ubuntu is available for PC, 64-Bit
and Mac architectures. At least 256 MB of RAM is required to run
the desktop install CD. Install requires at least 4 GB of disk
Ubuntu offers both free and paid