5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

Ubuntu, the world's most popular free OS acts as a bridge to Linux for most of the Windows users. It has probably made tons of Windows lovers fall in love with Linux and change their perception about Linux. Almost all Linux users are aware of Ubuntu and have used it at one point or the other. We have heard about lots of Linux distributions but there are various others those claim to be the variants of Ubuntu.

Here is a collection of few of them.

Ubuntu Kylin

5 less-known Variants of UbuntuThe objective of the Ubuntu Kylin project is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is more suitable for Chinese users. The project provides a delicate, thoughtful and fully customized Chinese user experience out-of-the-box. For instance, by providing a desktop user interface localized in Chinese and installing common software that Chinese users commonly use by default. Ubuntu Kylin is a formal member of the Ubuntu family, commencing with Ubuntu Kylin 13.04 and 13.10.
                                  Currently, version 14.04 LTS is under development.

More about Ubuntu Kylin :

Based on : Debian, Ubuntu
Origin : China
Architecture : i386, x86_64
Desktop environment : Unity

5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

Download Ubuntu Kylin here : http://www.ubuntukylin.com/downloads/


Ubuntu CE (Ubuntu Christian Edition)

5 less-known Variants of UbuntuUbuntu Christian Edition is a free, open source operating system geared towards Christians. It is based on the popular Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. The goal of Ubuntu Christian Edition is to bring the power and security of Ubuntu to Christians. The current Ubuntu Christian Edition release supports both 32 bit and 64 bit PCs.
Ubuntu Christian Edition covers every standard desktop application from word processing and spreadsheet applications to web server software and programming tools.

Along with the standard Ubuntu applications, Ubuntu Christian Edition includes the best available Christian software. The latest release contains Xiphos, OpenLP, Quelea, and much more.

Ubuntu Christian Edition also includes fully integrated web content parental controls powered by the award winning Dansguardian. These features are truly what sets Ubuntu Christian Edition apart.

More about Ubuntu CE:

Based on : Debian, Ubuntu
Country of Origin : USA
Architecture : i386, x86_64
Desktop environment : Unity

5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

 Download Ubuntu CE here : http://www.ubuntuce.com/download.htm


Ubuntu studio

5 less-known Variants of UbuntuUbuntu Studio is a free and open source operative system, and an official flavor of Ubuntu. Ubuntu Studio is the most widely used multimedia orientated GNU/Linux distribution in the world. It comes preinstalled with a selection of the most common free multimedia applications available, and is configured for best performance for the Ubuntu Studio defined workflows: Audio, Graphics, Video, Photography and Publishing.

Ubuntu Studio is a community effort, created by volunteers, targeted towards all skill levels, from beginner to pro, and aims to be easy to install and easy to use, as well as provide all the tools nessecary for any type of media content creation.

Ubuntu Studio is a variant of Ubuntu aimed at the GNU/Linux audio, video and graphic enthusiast as well as professional. The distribution provides a collection of open-source applications available for multimedia creation.

More about Ubuntu Studio:

Based on : Debian, Ubuntu
Country of origin : USA
Architecture : i386, x86_64
Desktop environment : Xfce

5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

 Download Ubuntu Studio here : http://ubuntustudio.org/download/


Ubuntu DesktopPack

5 less-known Variants of UbuntuUbuntu DesktopPack is an Ubuntu remix built by Ukraine's UALinux, an official partner of Canonical. It comes with extra applications, drivers and media codecs, and includes full support for English, Russian and Ukrainian languages. Besides the default Ubuntu build, the project also releases variants based on Kubuntu and Xubuntu, as well as a free extension CD for schools and commercial CD/DVD packs with extra software for desktops, servers and gaming stations.

More about Ubuntu DesktopPack: 

Based on : Debian, Ubuntu
Country of Origin : Ukraine
Architecture : i386, x86_64
Desktop environment : Cinnamon, GNOME, Unity

5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

Download Ubuntu DesktopPack here : http://ualinux.com/en/download


Ubuntu Gnome

5 less-known Variants of UbuntuUbuntu GNOME (formerly Ubuntu GNOME Remix) is an official flavor of Ubuntu, featuring the GNOME desktop environment. It is intended as a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories.




More about Ubuntu GNOME:

OS Type : Linux
Based on : Debian, Ubuntu
Country of Origin : Isle of Man
Architecture : i386, x86_64
Desktop environment : GNOME

5 less-known Variants of Ubuntu

 Download Ubuntu GNOME herehttp://ubuntugnome.org/download/

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