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Smart security and remote manageability are built right in.
When it comes to security, programmable defense filters automatically guard against malicious attacks to help safeguard laptop and desktop PCs from malware. Intel's built-in Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) provides greater flexibility and maximum system utilization by consolidating multiple environments into a single workstation or PC, giving you more agility to meet the demands of your business.
Enjoy the simplicity of Ubuntu Netbook Edition’s new interface. Designed specifically for the smaller screen and for computing on the move, it lets you find and rediscover your preferred applications more easily whether they are on your netbook or on the web. Beautiful, crisp, responsive and intuitive.
Ubuntu's new Me Menu lets you access your Facebook and Twitter accounts straight from the desktop. You can connect to all your favourite chat channels and make updates through a single window. Being connected for work or fun has never been so easy.
Ubuntu provides a great choice of apps to make communicating quick and easy. Email with Evolution and integrate your Yahoo, Gmail, MSN, Jabber, AOL and QQ accounts so you can chat, twitter and email anyone, anywhere.
The Ubuntu Software Centre gives you instant access to thousands of open-source and carefully selected free applications. And now you can buy apps too. Browse software in categories including: education, games, sound and video, graphics, programming and office. All the applications are easy to find, easy to install and easy to buy.
New in 10.10. Ubuntu's music player includes an integrated store, so you can buy and download new tracks with just a few clicks. And thanks to Ubuntu One's file-syncing magic you can stream your music uninterrupted to your Android device or iPhone.
Ubuntu is chock full of apps to help you manage, fix and share your photos with the world, whatever gadget you use to take them. Support for cameras and phones is legendary and all without drivers. And Shotwell allows you to manage and share your pictures easily - on all the most popular photo and social network sites. And did we mention the apps are free?
Ubuntu One is the personal cloud service that simplifies your digital life. Imagine buying music and getting it delivered to the computers of your choice. Or synchronising your files and notes and accessing them from anywhere. Or consolidating your computer and mobile phone contacts and safely sharing documents and pictures with them. Ubuntu One does all this and more.
Watch all your favourite content from YouTube, iPlayer, and MSN Player. Play your own videos with Movie Player or use Pitivi to edit your videos.
At the heart of Ubuntu's philosophy is the belief that computing is for everyone, whatever your circumstances. Ubuntu is one of the most accessible operating systems and is fully translated into 25 languages with more being added all the time.
|1991 Sept.||Freax 0.01 - still needs Minix and special gcc compiler,230 kbyte source code, incl. scripts and header files, minimal version, with floppy, keyboard and serial driver software, ext file system, 386 CPU support, UNIX-Shell bash|
|1991 Sept.||Freax 0.02 - bash and gcc were ported by MINIX, needs 4 mbyte RAM for compiling software|
|1991 Oct.||Freax 0.03 - small user group, gcc can compile himself on Linux, only needs 2 mbyte RAM for compiling software|
|1991 Nov.||Freax 0.11 - international development team, first fixed disk driver software, mkfs/fsck/fdisk program, Hercules/MDA/CGA/EGA/VGA graphic, US/German/French/Finnish Keyboard, console can beep, Linux now has his own development environment|
|1992 Jan.||Freax 0.12 - for the first time page-to-disk function built-in, Linux is put under the GPL, virtual memory, harddisk caching, POSIX job-control, more persons programming linux, multi-threading file system|
|1992 April||Linux 0.96 - programmer and user group raised up, X Window system from the MIT is used for the first time|
|1994 März||Linux 1.0 - 4,500 kbytes source code, incl. scripts and header files, more than 170,000 lines of source code, approx. 100 developers, approx. 100,000 users, first SCSI and sound driver software, for the first time networkable, ext2 file system|
|1995 März||Linux 1.2 - 250,000 lines source code, about 50% are hardware driver, porting to alpha, MIPS, and SPARC CPUs, extended network functions like IP-Forwarding and NFS, IPX, AppleTalk|
|1996 Juni||Linux 2.0 - 20,300 kbytes source code, incl. scripts and header files, approx. 800,000 lines of source code, porting to m68k and PowerPC CPUs, multi-processor capable up to 16 CPUs (experimental), symbol figure "Tux the penguin" was born|
|1997 April||Linux 2.1.32 - after a trademark right dispute Torvalds lets register Linux as a trademark|
|1999 Jan.||Linux 2.2.0 - 269 developers works on linux, approx. 10 million users, improved SMP support, IPv6 support as first operating system, extended software support by companies like StarOffice, Netscape|
|2000 Juni||Linux 2.2.16 -|
|2001 Jan.||Linux Kernel 2.0.39 Release, contains bug fixes for security holes|
|2001 Jan.||Linux 2.4.0 - 375 developers works on linux, approx. 15 million users, runs on altogether 13 hardware plateforms, improved network support, improved performance for memory transactions, extended hardware support|
|2003 März||Linux Kernel 2.2.25 Release|
|2003 Juni||Linux 2.4.21 - Kernel 2.4.20 to 2.4.21 : 1738 code changes|
|2003 Dez.||Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Release, optimized for big file storage devices and high data transfer rate, TCP/IP optimized, improved memory access and process scheduler, improvement in the threadings, improved Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA), contains Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)|
|2004 Feb.||Linux Kernel 2.0.40 Release|
|2004 Feb.||Linux Kernel 2.2.26 Release, contains bug fixes for security holes, last release of the 2.2 branch|
|2004 March||Linux Kernel 2.6.4|
|2004 April||Linux Kernel 2.4.26|
|2004 Aug.||Linux Kernel 2.6.8|
|2004 Nov.||Linux Kernel 2.4.28|
|2005 March||Linux Kernel 2.6.11|
|2005 April||Linux Kernel 2.4.30|
|2005 June||Linux Kernel 2.6.12|
|2005 Oct.||Linux Kernel 2.6.14|
|2005 Nov.||Linux Kernel 2.4.32|
|2006 March||Linux Kernel 2.6.16|
|2006 Sept.||Linux Kernel 2.6.18|
|2006 Dec.||Linux Kernel 2.4.34|
|2007 Feb.||Linux Kernel 2.6.20|
|2007 July||Linux Kernel 2.6.22|