Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Alpha 2

4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 (1513 votes)

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Linux / Open Source / 66,401 downloads

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that starts with the breadth of Debian and adds regular releases (every six months), a clear focus on the user and usability (it should "Just Work", TM) and a commitment to security updates with 18 months of support for every release. Ubuntu ships with the latest Gnome release as well as a selection of server and desktop software that makes for a comfortable desktop experience off a single installation CD.

Reviews of Ubuntu

  1. 3 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Alpha 2 (Jan 24, 2014)

    roj well said ! Mint or Zorin

  2. 3 out of 5 stars
    roj

    Reviewing 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Alpha 2 (Jan 24, 2014)

    Gonna be a great base for a real distro:

    Mint.

    Five stars for the engine under the hood, -5 stars for UI.

    I'll give it a 3.

  3. 4 out of 5 stars
    gsteele

    Reviewing 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Alpha 2 (Jan 24, 2014)

    Works great on a netbook with a SSD. The GUI you have to get used to but after that, it does everything light years faster then Win 8.

  4. 3 out of 5 stars
    Aegis69

    Reviewing 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Final Beta (Sep 30, 2013)

    Elementary OS my friends, it does everything right that ubuntu does wrong. It boots fast, (yes a lot of people care about a computer booting in less than 5 minutes), the desktop looks unified along with the applications, (yes this matters too), and it looks like a real desktop and not a touch screen hybrid frankenmess.

    Just go get EOS Luna, and you'll never have to worry about ubuntu screwing up your OS ever again.

  5. 3 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 (Jun 27, 2013)

    still horrid ugly poor navigation GUI
    Zorin OS 7 Core much better built on the back bone of 13.04 ubuntu
    screen shot http://zosimg.webs.com/7/7.png
    http://zorin-os.com/releasecandidate.html

Discuss Ubuntu

  1. Aug 19, 2012 - 9:45 AM
    pavanpulapalli

    I recently updated my ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. It's not good in terms of interface because the alert or optional message is not getting displayed and the text is having the white background in select options which is not good at all......thinking back to downgrade the ubuntu 12.04. which is very good and stable.

  2. Jun 29, 2012 - 4:52 PM
    lylejk

    Quetzalcoatl (or, as he was known to the Mayan people as Kukulcan or Ququmatz), is the perfect name for this distro so long as it get's released before Dec. 21, 2012. lol

  3. Jul 5, 2010 - 2:16 PM
    TLees

    Soldier1st: you miss the point of my text completely, I have been trying Linux for the past 20 years and I am having the same old problems now as I had 20 years ago i.e. no printer drivers no scanner driver, can’t use 2 monitors nothing remotely as good as photoshop (and don’t mention Gimp it’s a joke” the man in the street just wants a OS and software to do their bidding without tinkering about on the command line. This is the year 2010 not 1985

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  5. Jul 31, 2009 - 6:45 PM
    mfheadcase

    Oh, god no, don't do it you crazy bas****, every time you install a Ubuntu prerelease you shoot yourself if the foot, and bork your system....

    Don't do it!

    **click the download button** Well, i'll just check out the live cd...