On a page dedicated to the Ubuntu open source operating system, Dell makes comparisons between the free option and Windows, to list a number of advantages to the open source platform. The page describes 10 things the user should know about Ubuntu, Dell’s option on computers it sells with. open source software.
“Stable, safe and easy” to use are some of the attributes addressed to Ubuntu, which is also described as an operating system aimed at accessing the Internet. In one of the points in the guide, Dell clearly considers Ubuntu more secure than Windows and explains why. “The vast majority of viruses and spyware created by hackers was not designed to attack Linux “.
The manufacturer, which starts integrating the latest version of Ubuntu in its PCs from this summer, also underlines the fact that Linux has been on the market for 20 years, a period of time that guaranteed the evolution to become a stable alternative, which it is now “used in computers of all sizes, from the largest to the smallest”.
Dell has been selling computers with Ubuntu since 2007, information it also shares on this page created to help dispel doubts about open source software and alternatives to Windows, which continues to maintain strong leadership, especially in the consumer market.
The main features of Ubuntu, in the latest version 10.04, are aligned by Dell in an easy-to-read graphic.
As well as a comparison between Windows and Ubuntu, where the main characteristics of each system are placed face to face, from a set of points that summarize some of the most popular characteristics of any operating system.