Linux for Beginners: Ubuntu

Linux has countless different versions, known as distros, and knowing which one to use can be overwhelming for a beginner.
In our last video we covered the history and basics of linux, looking at different distros and their use cases. If you’re just starting out, Ubuntu is a great way to get your feet wet. In this video we do an Ubuntu deep-dive, and teach you how to install it.

00:00 Intro
00:36 Distro Recap
01:44 Why Use Linux Recap
02:50 Ubuntu Overview
06:52 System Requirements
07:03 Warnings (Before You Install)
07:50 Ubuntu Tutorial
11:31 Outro

Taking control of your machine via a Linux distro is liberating, but also intimidating. Ubuntu aims to make it all a bit easier for you.

If you’re using Ubuntu, let us know how you like it — or tell us which distro is your favorite! At the end of the day, you have to pick an OS that works for you!

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