The much awaited latest Ubuntu 12.04 nicknamed as Precise Pangolin released this week & is available for download now. There are many features that has been added in this release and to experience all those new features – take this Guided Tour on their website.
All LTS releases provide support for 5 years which works great for Organizations who prefer large no. of deployments of Linux machines.
This is the first LTS release in Desktop Version which is packed with the Unity user interface which simplifies your overall Linux experience.
Ubuntu is a great choice to try Linux OS with perfect design and UI.
The latest release of Ubuntu comes in 3 flavors,
Ubuntu 12.04 for Desktop
Ubuntu 12.04 for Server
Ubuntu 12.04 for Cloud Infrastructure.
The Server version of Ubuntu 12.04 is packed with OpenStack, which helps in deploying a private cloud, & also introduces Metal as a Service (MAAS), which brings “the flexibility of cloud computing to physical server provisioning” .
Ubuntu 12.04 will be certified & supported on few selected HP ProLiant servers, as well.
You can also run Ubuntu inside a Windows Computer using Ubuntu Windows Installer where it is very easy to install and uninstall the Operating System. You can also easily upgrade your ubuntu if you have already one installed in your computer.
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