What are the pros and cons of Ubuntu?

Why is Ubuntu so bad?

The corporate backing is probably the last reason Ubuntu gets so much hate. Ubuntu is backed by Canonical, and as such, is not a purely community ran distro. Some people don’t like that, they don’t want companies intervening in the open source community, they dislike anything corporate.

Is Ubuntu worth using?

You will become comfortable with Linux. Most web backends run in Linux containers, so it’s generally a good investment as a software developer to become more comfortable with Linux and bash. By using Ubuntu regularly you gain Linux experience “for free”.

What are the weaknesses of Ubuntu?

And some weaknesses:

Installing non-free software can be complicated to people not familiar with apt and who does not know about Medibuntu. Very poor printer support and difficult printer installation. The installer has some unnecessary bugs.

Does Ubuntu need a firewall?

In contrast to Microsoft Windows, an Ubuntu desktop does not need a firewall to be safe on the Internet, since by default Ubuntu does not open ports that can introduce security issues.

Which is faster Ubuntu or Mint?

Mint may seem a little quicker in use day-to-day, but on older hardware, it will definitely feel faster, whereas Ubuntu appears to run slower the older the machine gets. Mint gets faster still when running MATE, as does Ubuntu.

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Does Ubuntu need antivirus?

Ubuntu is a distribution, or variant, of the Linux operating system. You should deploy an antivirus for Ubuntu, as with any Linux OS, to maximize your security defenses against threats.

Who uses Ubuntu?

Far from young hackers living in their parents’ basements–an image so commonly perpetuated–the results suggest that the majority of today’s Ubuntu users are a global and professional group who have been using the OS for two to five years for a mix of work and leisure; they value its open source nature, security, …

What is the disadvantage of Ubuntu over Windows?


  • Users need to be tech-savvy in order to use Ubuntu. …
  • The other drawback with Ubuntu is that the support for some of the hardware components and software applications does not match the standard provided by Windows.
  • Ubuntu also does not support some of the popular software like Photoshop or MS office.

Is Ubuntu really safe?

Ubuntu, along with every Linux distribution is very secure. In fact, Linux is secure by default. Passwords are needed in order to gain ‘root’ access to perform any change to the system, such as installing software. Antivirus software is not really needed.

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