Ubuntu Desktop Edition 8.10 (x86) version
Ubuntu Desktop Edition
With Ubuntu Desktop Edition you can surf the web, read email, create documents and spreadsheets, edit images and much more. Ubuntu has a fast and easy graphical installer right on the Desktop CD. On a typical computer the installation should take you less than 25 minutes.
The fastest way to see Ubuntu is to take the tour
When you start your system for the first time you’ll see a desktop that is clean and tidy, no desktop icons, and a default theme that is easy on the eye.
Ubuntu ‘Just Works’
We’ve done all the hard work for you. Once Ubuntu is installed, all the basics are in place so that your system will be immediately usable.
A complete office productivity suite
OpenOffice contains a user interface and feature set that is similar to other office suites, and includes all the key desktop applications you need, such as:
Word processor – for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book. More »
Spreadsheet – a tool to calculate, analyse, and present your data in numerical reports or charts. More »
Presentation – an easy, and powerful tool for creating effective multimedia presentations. More »
Edit and share files in other formats
Easily open, edit and share files with your friends that have Microsoft Office, Word Perfect, KOffice or StarOffice.
Ubuntu is available for PC, 64-Bit PC and Intel based Mac architectures. At least 256 MB of RAM is required to run the alternate install CD (384MB of RAM is required to use the live CD based installer). Install requires at least 4 GB of disk space.