Ubuntu, a fast, user friendly Linux based operating system. Ubuntu is gaining lot of popularity since the launch of its latest version 12.0.4. Many people even claim that Ubuntu is better that windows 8. In this post we shall take a look at some of the best Ubuntu feature which make Ubuntu better than windows 8.
Ubuntu 12.0.4 has used the best features from all the operating systems and that is the reason it is nice.
HUD (The Heads Up Display)
One thing that stands out in this version of Ubuntu is its HUD. The creator Ubuntu, Claims that this is the first open source operating system that has a heads up display.This allows you to search through the application menus and commands. You can open the HUD at the press of your alt key. This is one feature that makes it quite better than windows 8 and you will love it .
The dashboard is my favorite feature in 12.0.4. They have made so many improvement to the dashboard in this version of Ubuntu. The new dashboard has made file and app searching very simple. The 12.0.4 dashboard also allows you search videos on the Internet. This is a really cool feature of Ubuntu 12.0.4.
The Ubuntu 12.0.4 has the best login screen. The User’s wallpaper will be displayed as the login screen wallpaper. Which means, if you have many users with different wallpapers, when you click on a particular user, the login screen wallpaper will change to that particular user’s wallpaper.
The quick lists allow you to perform quick tasks with applications on the launcher. Most of the applications that are on the Ubuntu software center support quick lists but there are few applications that don’t. Quick list is very similar to the one that was present on windows 7. I like this feature very much and find it very useful and i am sure most of the users would.
Wallpapers and Colors
The Ubuntu 12.0.4 has a beautiful set of wallpapers. Whenever you change the wallpaper, your launcher and dashboard color will also get adjusted automatically in order to match your wallpapers’. This really enhances your Ubuntu’s appearance.
Ubuntu 12.0.4 has lots and lots of keyboard shortcuts. Since the users of Ubuntu cannot remember all these shortcuts. Hence they have introduced another shortcut that will show you all the other shortcuts. When you press and hold the Ubuntu logo button, you will find all the shortcut that are available on your screen.
I just loved the new Ubuntu 12.0.4 and I am sure you will love it too. So what are you waiting for? Download Ubuntu 12.0.4 from here today.