Used in more than 100+ countries, by governments, enterprises, and consumers alike, Ubuntu Desktop is the number one Linux operating system (OS) in the world. Ubuntu Desktop is used by leading technology companies in no small part down to the popularity amongst software developers where it is an attractive platform for a diverse range of applications including robotics, artificial intelligence, full stack web development and embedded devices.
But why is it so popular? This whitepaper examines six key reasons why the developer community turn to Ubuntu. From the rise of AI and machine learning to secure application packaging distribution through snaps, the use of Ubuntu by developers continues to increase.
- Why the Ubuntu Desktop is the ideal platform to move through from development to production, whether for use in the cloud, server or IoT devices.
- The extensive support and knowledge base available from the Ubuntu community, the wider Linux ecosystem and Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage programme for enterprises.
- How compatibility with a wide range of certified hardware and software enables a smooth, frictionless development process.