Updated Information On The Versions Of Linux Operating System

With new challenges, it becomes necessary to get the updated information about the software programs to meet the new and increasing customized needs of the clients. Below is the updated information on various versions of Linux operating system.

openSUSE: It is a Linux operating system available without any cost, i.e free. It can run on any type and a number of devices. Like many other operating systems, you can browse, and create documents while listening to audio, watch multimedia files like presentation, and flash movies. It is available for both 32 and 64-bit architectures, and the latest versions are modified to encompass the latest developments. This software encompasses both KDE and GNOME.

Linux Mint 11: It is one of the new versions of Linux operating system that is customized with new software to bring new usability into the missing picture. It has improved software manager, which shows the information dynamically regarding the remaining space on the system, the application interface and its possible work area as snapshot by leaving you with the remaining decision to make. Update manager is a utility that you have wished for. It provides information about previous version and new version, disk space and other changelog information. It does not only upgrade the major applications on the system, but also looks for supported add-ons for applications like Firefox, and Chrome. Many dialog boxes that are used to bother earlier are missing, like the one that pops on while successful upgradation does not appear, and no warnings also pop up for the newer versions for the applications.

Edubuntu: It has revolutionized the teaching scenario because of the free and easy accessibility. It is popular among new versions of Linux operating system. It has put the education as important goal on the world map. You can install this downloadable version on hard disk or as a workstation. For a single station, it would require minimum of 150MB RAM. Gobby is provided as a text editor, Unity as desktop interface, and around 10 GB of community contributed softwares make the education an exciting experience. WebLive allows users to connect to utilize Edubuntu for 2 hours and it can be extended to further 2 hours.

Xubuntu 11: It is available as the new version of Linux operating system, which is developed by community efforts. The newer version can be installed directly from the CD and utilized without installing it on the computer. The minimum requirement is 192 MB of RAM if you want to use CD to run. If you need to install it on your computer, you will need 4.4 GB of disk space. The minimum RAM requirement is 256 RAM, but for more stable performance, it needs 512 MB RAM.

Fedora: It is available with number of versions of Linux operating system, which can provide you the customized desktop control. You can manage the look and feel of the desktop much to your own like. Fedora does not get automatically upgrade with liveupgrade utility. To do so, you will require Preupgrade, which accesses the new versions itself and then installs it. Some of the editions are Fedora 15 Desktop edition, Fedora 15 KDE Spin, Fedora 15 Xfce Spin that are available for both 32 and 64-bit processor types.

Ubuntu: It is a new beta version of Linux operating system that includes linux kernel 2.6.38, GCCc 4.5, Python 2.7, Upstart 0.9, Firefox, Evolution 2.32.2, Shotwell 0.9.1, X.org 1.10.0 and dpkg 1.16.0. The unity desktop environment allows working with launcher icons with comfort, keyboard navigation, keyboard shortcuts, multitasking with dynamic switching between different applications. It provides more improved AWS-supported environment. Cobbler is a bug fixed that is available for secure setup of network circles. Many other applications are now securely supported by this Linux installation server.

Now working with new versions of Linux operating system, it has become more interested with improved software managers, upload managers, network maintenance and servers. There is no looking back and missing any important releases and leaving the user with incomfortability of being not sync with others using other platforms. For example, you can not only upgrade to the latest browsers, but you will also not lag behind in matter of add-ons that means you can also indulge in services for personal use just as any other person.

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