Ubuntu rules!

We are big fans of Ubuntu here at Generation YES – it’s the OS we use for all the examples in our Generation TECH student tech support curriculum. Free, runs on everything, and just plain makes sense. If you want to show students what makes a computer tick, let them install/uninstall Ubuntu on some “outdated” computers.

Jessamyn West at librarian.net (“putting the rarin back in librarian since 1999”) shows how she installed Ubuntu on two donated PCs in less than an hour.

Here’s how easy it is:


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5 thoughts on “Ubuntu rules!”

  1. As a previously starving student, I found Ubuntu to be a breath of fresh air when it came to my wallet and it’s relationship to my ability to accomplish software tasks.

  2. Absolutely! Been using Ubuntu for over a year. Has been 100% reliable, stable, trouble free and of course fun and easy to use. It’s what computers should be.

  3. I have to agree. Although I have been able to afford windows, I no longer intend to continue purchasing microsoft products if I can avoid it. Linux, with Ubuntu currently leading the way, is only going to become more and more a part of modern technical culture. It has the intrinsic superiority of not being in essence a paranoid technology. On the contrary, it possesses the spirit of its name. Go Ubuntu! Thanks for the great video.

  4. I use Ubuntu for 2 days,I never had money for windows,I find that this is a lot better the the average windws xp,it does more work for me,it automatically logs in on the internet,in windows I would of been forced to waste one minute to log in with the password to acces the internet,it has a lot more great things,it is,by far,the best o.s. I have ever used.

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