Critic reviews

8.0
2 reviews
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Speed
    9.0
  • Configurability
    6.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, drivers, etc.)
    6.0
  • Openness
    10

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User reviews

8.9
32 reviews
8.0
Engadget May 1, 2012

Ubuntu continues to improve with its fastest, prettiest, most stable version yet, but still probably won't win many converts from Windows or OS X.

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8.0
ZDNet Apr 26, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an extremely solid, usable, fast and secure desktop Linux OS. It continues to hone the Unity user interface introduced in earlier releases, and also migrates to a new version of the kernel.

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9.0
jeristair jeristair

Ubuntu 12.04 worked straight away without installing any drivers. It was even using the Bluetooth that windows has never been able to use or find a driver for. The user interface is interesting to start with but then after using it for awhile it is very easy to use.

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9.0
drkokandy drkokandy

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, only having used it since Natty Narwhal. Precise Pangolin provides many more features in Unity, a stable experience, and a complete computing experience for free. There is no reason you should not create at least an Ubuntu virtual machine to play around with. Go get it....

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10
MichaelClarkson MichaelClarkson

For background, I teach Linux for a living, so I am definitely more advanced than average. Still, installation was intuitive, fast, and painless. Not one piece of hardware in my Toshiba Satellite required additional drivers. Even my WiMax card was recognized. Interface is fast and incredibly...

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