10 Best Things About Ubuntu

Posted on 20 August 2010

Ubuntu, the stellar new release of the famous Ubuntu Linux distribution has come with 10 new and improved features. Let’s take a look at them.

1)      Gnome 2.30

This is a useful desktop upgrade that promises its fan that they will love it. This is the last release of 2.x gnome in Ubuntu flavor but it is fantastic.

2)      HAL has gone away

Ubuntu 10.04 has stopped depending on the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and has showed up with a ten second boot up time. By removing Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL), the ten second boot up is tested which fans and others report that it works like magic.


It also speeds up resume-from-suspend times. This is a good piece of information hit for laptop users.

3)      It has a full open source NVidia driver

With NVidia cards as you driver, you do not need to worry about relying on other basic drivers. The real users and those with know-how of drivers would know what it feels like to use NVidia driver. NVidia graphic cards use fully open source drivers for it.

4)      Gives an integration to social networking sites

With the help of the top and main panel, you can easily work together with almost all social networking sites. MeMemu is the name of this feature and it is built upon the Gwibber framework.

5)      Ubuntu one place music store

Ubuntu music store which is built into the Rythmbox music player enables you to access to millions of songs at one time and also allows you to purchase commercial softwares right from your desktop.

6)      Ubuntu Enterprise cloud installer

This supports computing and supporting automatic discovery of all UEC components. This steps a bit forward promoting the cloud computing arena.

7)      KDE 4.4

This is a very useable and helpful version of the KDE which enables you to gain stability in appearance without tuning a lot.

8)      Ubuntu one iPhone applications

This is a paid mobile client application that allows you to save your files in sync between your mobile and ubuntu.

9)      iPhone support system

It has a built in iphone support that enables you ease in many applications.

10)   Improved sound control

Ubuntu has now come with a user friendly sound control system. It has also added the missing item in their releases, the pulse audio which also comes with improved features.

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2 Responses to “10 Best Things About Ubuntu”

  1. Ilda Awada says:

    Great thoughts on technology. Excited to have found your blog and add it to my reader. Cheers!

  2. Farah says:

    thankyou Ilda! :)


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