10 reasons which make Ubuntu a Neophyte's Distribution

Posted by dave on Nov 27, 2005 3:22 AM EDT
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Ubuntu is listed as the number one distribution at Distrowatch.com . Ever wondered why Ubuntu is so popular ? Here are 10 reasons why .

Ubuntu is fast on its way to becoming a peoples OS. I have always wondered what is it that makes people embrace Ubuntu over other Linux distributions. After some pondering, it struck me that the USP (Unique Selling Point) of Ubuntu is its user friendliness. Ubuntu is a distribution targeted at the non-techie crowd - those that want to get their job done and not spend time tinkering with the OS. And consequently, the developers at Ubuntu have bundled simple easy to use GUI front end tools to achieve common system administration tasks. Here I have put together 10 things in Ubuntu that make a new user's life that much simple. I used Ubuntu 5.10 to aid my observation.

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