Ubuntu for laptops

Enjoy the simplicity of Ubuntu's intuitive interface. Fast, secure and with thousands of apps to choose from - for everything you want to do, Ubuntu has what you need.

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What is Ubuntu?

What is Ubuntu?

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Office software - Ubuntu

Office software

Create professional documents, spreadsheets and presentations on Ubuntu with LibreOffice, the open source office suite that's compatible with Microsoft Office. That means you can open and edit files like Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations and share them with other users quickly and easily. You can also use Google docs directly from your desktop.

Web browsing - Ubuntu

Web browsing

Renowned for speed and security, Ubuntu and Firefox make browsing the web a pleasure again. Ubuntu also includes Chrome, Opera and other browsers that can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre.

Secure by design - Ubuntu

Secure by design

UK National security government agency (CESG) recently rated Ubuntu as the most secure operating system of the 11 they tested.

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Smarter searching

Smart filters to make it faster and easier to find the content you need, whether it's stored on your computer or on the web. Type any query into the Dash home and the Smart Scopes server will determine which categories of content are the most relevant to your search, returning only the best results. And it learns from your past searches making it increasingly accurate over time.

Smarter searching - Ubuntu
Email - Ubuntu

Email

Ubuntu comes with Thunderbird, Mozilla's popular email application, so you'll have fast desktop access to your email. No matter which email services you use; Microsoft Exchange, Gmail, Hotmail, pop or imap, email just works.

Compatible with all your accessories

Printers, wi-fi routers, keyboards, mice, speakers… you name it. If you need to plug it into your PC, Ubuntu will support it. The same goes for internal components like graphics cards.

Organise your photos - Ubuntu

Organise your photos

With Shotwell, you can quickly and easily import, organise, edit and view your pictures. And you can share your favourite snaps on all popular photo sites and social networks.

Edit and illustrate

Edit your photos or create professional illustrations and designs with tools like Gimp and Inkscape, available in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

Edit and illustrate - Ubuntu
Videos - Ubuntu

Videos

Watch all your favourite content on Ubuntu with apps for playing, managing and sharing your videos. Edit your movies with PiTiVi and then watch them in Movie Player - or add VLC and OpenShot from the Ubuntu Software Centre, for compatibility with even more file formats.

Social - Ubuntu

Social

Keep up to date with your friends and colleagues quickly and easily. Ubuntu comes with Thunderbird, Mozilla's popular email application, so you'll have fast desktop access to your email. Services like Skype work seamlessly and with the Dash message lens, you can see all your microblogging feeds in one place. So you'll be able to follow the latest news and gossip like never before.