If you are a Windows user, chances are you are familiar with Outlook as Apple users are familiar with Mail. When you switch to Ubuntu, you will need to setup its default mail client, which is called Thunderbird. The setup is easy and this software actually comes from Mozilla, the makers of Firefox.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS features a great user interface (UI). Two of the key elements in this UI are Unity and Launcher. These tools make the user experience easy, while also being innovative in design and interaction.
If you are thinking about making a move to Ubuntu Desktop from Windows or Mac OS X, there is much to consider. Ubuntu Desktop provides a great user experience and the latest release has a lot of fantastic and innovative features that we will explore in this tutorial.
Many people are deciding to switch to Linux for a variety of reasons. Linux isn’t what it used to be and the desktop user editions are incredibly user friendly. In this series of posts, we are going to discuss making the switch to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and how home users can use the desktop with ease.
My last book on Learning Ubuntu for servers was a huge success and a Amazon best seller. It focused on learning how to setup and configure a web server using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. LTS stands for Long Term Support, which means that it has five years of updates and security patches.
Ubuntu in April, put out version 16.04 LTS, which will be supported into 2021. To stay current with the operating systems, I released a new book titled: Ubuntu 16.04 A Quick Start Guide to Ubuntu Server.
In April of this year, Ubuntu released their newest LTS version. LTS stands for long term support, which means you get five years of security updates. Long-term support (LTS) releases of Ubuntu Server are supported by Canonical for five years. Every six months, interim releases bring new features, while hardware updates add support for the latest machines to all supported LTS releases. This release will be supported until 2021. While 14.04 LTS still has a few years remaining. I recommend new installs to use this version of Ubuntu.