Ubuntu Tutik Remix is the lighter and faster version of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx), in other words a customized version of Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, which is a computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution. It is s distributed as free and open source software with additional proprietary software available.
The desktop version of Ubuntu Tutik Remix currently supports the Intel x86, AMD64, and ARM architectures, with the following recommended Minimum System
- Processor (x86): 1 GHz
- Memory: 512 MiB
- Hard Drive (free space): 5 GB
- Monitor Resolution: 1024×768
As usually, the installation of Ubuntu Tutik Remix is being performed with the Live CD and it can be run directly from the CD (although with a significant performance loss). In this way you can "test-drive" the OS for hardware compatibility and driver support.
Being designed to be light, the creators of Ubutu Tutik Remix have removed some of the programs from the original Lucid Lynx: Tomboy notes, F-spot (replaced with Shotwell), Evolution, Compiz, Ubuntuone client, and even consecrated ones like Mozilla Firefox (which has been replaced with Midori) and Openoffice (replaced with Gnome Office).
Even they removed a consistent number of applications, Ubuntu Tutik Remix still includes lots of applications ready to be used:
• In the graphics section you can still find: mtPaint, Shotwell Photo Manager, Simple Scan;
• The proper tools for the Internet: Empathy IM Client, GYachE Improved (Yahoo Messenger for Linux), Midori (Webkit-based internet browser, instead of Firefox), and even a torrent client like BitTorrent;
• Text edit programs: AbiWord (Wordprocessor), Dictionary, Gnome Office
• Multimedia: codecs out-of-the-box, Movie Player, Rhythmbox Music Player, Arista Transcoder, Brasero Disc Burner, Cheese Webcam Booth, Pitivi Video Editor, Sound Converter and a Sound Recorder;
• System Tools like a Device Manager, a System Profiler and a Benchmark
Even it is a light version, the visual impact has not been altered, because the Ubuntu Tutik Remix still includes additional desktop themes.
It also has the latest updates, from June 12, 2010 (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is a Long Term Support version, indicating that they are supporting the desktop version with updates for three years).
Why is Ubuntu Tutik Remix 10.04 famous?
Ubuntu Tutik Remix is famous because is one of the best alternatives for free operating systems. It has an easy and straightforward installation, an user friendly interface, it is light and fast, and it has a strong community of users and last but not least, it is FREE.
Publisher: Ubuntu Tutik Remix Team
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