Updating drivers in ubuntu
5) Minimum Requirements - Windows 7 requires a minimum of 1000 Mhz processor with 1GB of RAM, while Ubuntu requires a minimum of 700 Mhz processor with 384MB RAM.
While these are the official requirements, in practice, the requirements are considerably higher.
It also has F-spot, an image editing program that and an Instant messaging client called Empathy – that has chat provisioning for Facebook, G-Talk, Yahoo, MSN and VOIP capabilities all under a single application.
Drivers – One of the biggest advantages of Linux is its built-in driver set, or rather the ability of automatically downloading and installing them.
Linux vs Windows has been a subject of debate since the inception of computers.
You’ll have to purchase and install the MS Office suite separately, this is something that should be bundled with the operating system.
The question I ask is “What good is an operating system, if it doesn’t provide the basic features?
” On the other hand Ubuntu 12.04 comes with the Libre Office suite (a Microsoft Office Equivalent) preinstalled.
In fact, a common misconception is that Linux is ‘ridiculously complicated’.
While I admit getting used to Linux may take a while for an average windows user, it is definitely easy to use.You may notice that there are more screenshots of Ubuntu than Windows 7, since I presume that everyone reading this would already be familiar with Windows 7 So lets being the comparison: 1) Look and feel - Here is the home screen of windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 Since the ‘look and feel’ is a personal choice, I leave it up to you to decide which is better.