The 'main' archive of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years until April 2023. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, and Ubuntu Core. Ubuntu Studio 18.04 will be supported for 9 months. All other flavors will be supported for 3 years.
Ubuntu is easy to use and it comes with thousands of free applications. It will work with your existing PC files, printers, cameras and MP3 players. This OS contains all the applications you need. A web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
Ubuntu is free operating system. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work this OS contains all the applications you’ll ever need. From word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.
The system loads quickly on any computer, but it’s super-fast on newer machines. After loading, opening a browser takes seconds. Unlike other OS that leave you staring at the screen, waiting to get online.
Ubuntu One is the personal cloud service that simplifies your digital life. Imagine buying music and getting it delivered to the computers of your choice. Or synchronising your files and notes and accessing them from anywhere. Or consolidating your computer and mobile phone contacts and safely sharing documents and pictures with them. Ubuntu One does all this and more.
The desktop CD allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later. This type of CD is what most people will want to use. You will need at least 256 MB of RAM to install from this CD.
The server install CD allows you to install permanently on a computer for use as a server. It will not install a graphical user interface.
Mozilla Firefox – for fast, safe web browsing. You can also choose alternative browsers including Google Chromium from the Ubuntu Software Centre. OpenOffice.org is fully compatible with Microsoft Office. It has everything you need to create professional documents, spreadsheets and presentations. OpenOffice.org is easy to use, packed with the features you need and completely free.
Get chatting with Empathy. Quickly integrate your chat accounts from Yahoo, Gmail, MSN, Jabber, AOL, QQ and many more. Evolution Mail provides easy, intuitive email. Watch all your favourite content from YouTube, iPlayer, and MSN Player. Play your own videos with Movie Player or use Pitivi to edit your videos. The Ubuntu Software Centre offers hundreds of games, including puzzles, adventures, tactical challenges and more. All free to choose and free to use.
The new Me Menu lets you access your Facebook and Twitter accounts straight from the desktop. You can connect to all your favourite chat channels and make updates through a single window. Being connected for work or fun has never been so easy.
The music player includes an integrated store, so you can buy and download new tracks with just a few clicks. And thanks to One’s file-syncing magic you can stream your music uninterrupted to your Android device or iPhone.
Ubuntu is chock full of apps to help you manage, fix and share your photos. Support for cameras and phones is legendary and all without drivers. And Shotwell allows you to manage and share your pictures easily. On all the most popular photo and social network sites.
Homepage : http://www.ubuntu.com/
Changelog : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes