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Ars Technica Apr 18, 2014

Ubuntu Touch is coming along, but we recommend that you continue to treat this as a developer-only OS for testing and development purposes. Don't install this on a phone you care about. Don't install this on a phone you expect to get work done on.

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ExtremeTech Mar 28, 2014

Overall, Ubuntu 14.04 is a surprisingly pleasant operating system. It feels very polished, especially for a Linux distro. If you’ve been using 12.04 for the last couple of years, 14.04 will feel like a sizable step up.

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nullvoid nullvoid

Linux for the masses has finally arrived. Ubuntu combines ease of use, elegance and is well integrated trough Unity. I have a custom built computer and it worked out of the box with Ubuntu. The only thing I'm really missing is Microsoft Office, then I would migrate the entire office to Ubuntu...

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sahandv sahandv

Ubuntu 14.04 is best Ubuntu release after Ubuntu 9.04 in my opinion. First Ubuntu release which gives no stupid errors right after installation / boot ! Actually no error in 2 days! Give it a try...

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lotsofcode lotsofcode

Ubuntu is great. I like how light and fast it is compared to Windows. I also like the freedom I have to use a nice, fast, and bulletproof OS. Ubuntu is what computing should be like.

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Robford2000 Robford2000

Fast, easy and definitely good looking (especially after a few tweaks). This is an excellent OS for beginners and advanced users alike. 14.04 is definitely the best release to date, and because it's long term support, you have a guaranteed 5 years of usage with updates and improvements along the...

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tinye51 tinye51

Incredibly powerful and still beautiful and easy to use. The only downside is how difficult it is to run Windows specific programs on it, especially steam games not designed for linux.

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dgulledge dgulledge

I've been using Ubuntu since 6.06. Since 10.04, I'm comfortable recommending it to end users. It works smoothly and as expected. It has nearly everything they need available from the start. The only time they generally need to use the command line any more is to follow the instructions for...

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