Ubuntu (pronounced /uːˈbuːntuː/), is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution. It is named after the Southern African ethical ideology Ubuntu ("humanity towards others") and is distributed as free and open source software. Ubuntu provides an up-to-date, stable operating system for the average user, with a strong focus on usability and ease of installation. Ubuntu has been selected by readers of desktoplinux.com as the most popular Linux distribution for the desktop, claiming approximately 30% of Linux desktop installations in both 2006 and 2007. Web statistics from late 2009 suggest that Ubuntu's share is between 40 and 50%.
|Version||Processor||Memory||Hard drive capacity||Video card|
|9.10 desktop/laptop||300 MHz (x86)||z700 MHz (x86)256 MB||256 MB||384 MB||574 MB||700 MB||VGA @ 640×480||VGA @ 1024×768|