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Ubuntu for desktops

The number 1 open source operating system powers millions of PCs and laptops around the world.

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The secure, modern operating system used by millions

The preferred choice for professional developers

Each release of Ubuntu delivers the latest applications, libraries and toolchains. Ubuntu is a primary platform for all major IDEs, game development tools and AI/ML software.

Everything you need to daily drive

Ubuntu offers essential applications for web browsing, messaging, gaming, and content creation, including Firefox, Chrome, Discord, Steam, and OBS Studio, supporting all your daily computing needs.

Private and secure by design

With regular updates and built-in security features, Ubuntu prioritises user privacy and system integrity, making it the secure choice for those who value data protection.

Deep integration with enterprise tools

Ubuntu seamlessly integrates with enterprise environments, Ubuntu Pro provides extended security patching and compliance tooling alongside support for third party identity management tools.

Fully open source

Ubuntu has always been free to download, use and share. We believe in the power of open source software; Ubuntu could not exist without its worldwide community of voluntary developers.

Thousands of applications

High performance on your favourite hardware

We partner with the world's leading hardware manufacturers to deliver an extensive range of Ubuntu certified laptops, desktops and workstations

Support for the latest devices

Certified devices benefit from bespoke optimisations and are tested for reliability and performance in our dedicated hardware labs. Whether buying pre-installed or installing on certified hardware yourself, you'll get the same device-specific optimisations.

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Better performance on older hardware

As a lightweight and highly efficient operating system, installing Ubuntu on older hardware can improve performance and extend the lifespan of your devices.

Learn about Ubuntu in education ›

Supporting makers on Raspberry Pi

In addition to devices from HP, Dell, Lenovo and other OEMs, Ubuntu Desktop is also certified on the Raspberry Pi, delivering a rich developer experience on this powerful Arm device.

Learn more about Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi ›

Enterprise-grade support and integration

Ubuntu Desktop empowers developers across a range of industries. From automotive and aerospace to pharmaceutical research labs, VFX houses and academia. It's easy to manage and secure your open source stack with Canonical and Ubuntu Pro.

Learn more about Ubuntu Desktop for organisations ›

Ubuntu Pro Desktop

A comprehensive subscription delivering enterprise-grade security, management tooling, and extended support for developers and organisations. Ubuntu Pro Desktop is free for personal use on up to five machines.

Ubuntu on Windows with WSL

The power of a full Ubuntu terminal environment on Windows with Windows Subsystem for Linux. Streamline web application development, leverage cutting-edge AI/ML tooling, develop cross-platform applications and manage IT infrastructure without leaving Windows.

Virtual desktops with Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon WorkSpaces offers developers an optimised Ubuntu Desktop environment to rapidly build, test and deploy code. Applications and data remain secured in the AWS cloud, even when your developers are working remotely.

Backed by a global community

Community is at the heart of the Ubuntu operating system. By using Ubuntu you can benefit from the contributions of millions of users from all over the world, from direct contributions and feature designs to two decades of learning resources and troubleshooting advice.

Ask Ubuntu

A forum for users to ask and answer troubleshooting questions regarding Ubuntu, part of the Stack Exchange network.

Ubuntu Discourse

Here is where the Ubuntu developers discuss new features and progress updates and share tutorials and advice for community members who wish to get involved.

Official flavours

Experience Ubuntu with different choices of default desktop environment, applications and settings, backed by the full Ubuntu archive for packages and updates.

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Download and install

Download Ubuntu Desktop and replace your current operating system. It's easy to install in place of Windows, or run Ubuntu alongside it.

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Buy it pre-installed

Ubuntu is available on a huge range of devices from the world's largest hardware manufacturers, including Dell, HP, and Lenovo.

Find out more about Ubuntu Certified ›

Professional support

Get comprehensive security coverage and management tooling with support from Canonical to cover your Ubuntu Desktop and Server deployments.

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