Productivity tools: Ubuntu supports all of your favourite web-based mail programs like Yahoo(TM) or Gmail (TM). For the office, Evolution provides all the calendering, contacts and office email you need. Pidgin IM also puts you in instant touch with colleagues and integrates with your personal IM services simply and easily. Browsing: Includes Mozilla’s Firefox 3 as the default browser. Faster, safer and themed browsing for users. Photos: Upload from your camera or phone to F-Spot and manage, tag, share and sort your photos and upload easily to your favourite social networking sites. Accessibility: At the core of the Ubuntu philosophy is the belief that computing is for everyone and access should be free and complete whatever your economic or physical circumstances. Ubuntu is one of the most accessible desktop operating systems around. Office applications: Word processing, spreadsheets and presentations can all be delivered through OpenOffice.org 3.0 featuring in this release of Ubuntu for the first time. And, they completely integrate with the proprietary office applications out there. The big difference is that they are free. Music and video: Plug in your PSP, iPod, MP3 player; share playlists with your friends; buy in online music stores; visit your favourite sites like Last.fm, stream more live radio and content from the BBC and plug in more devices with uPnP (universal Plug and Play)
It also free of windows’ virus, spyware, adware, worms.
Best part of all. It is TOTALLY FREE!.
Japanese Manga comics are hugely popular in that country and cover just about every topic imaginable from sport, to romance, to business, to games. Now there is a Ubuntu Manga comic – called Ubunchu – which has been translated from the original Japanese into English and focuses on three students getting into Ubuntu in their school computer club.