Ubuntu is a free GNU/Linux distribution which has been adopted by a lot of users mainly due to its ease of use. You already know how to use Windows? Then you know how to use Ubuntu! Any beginner can enter into the Linux world without ever entering a single line of command! The other advantages with this distribution are its graphical interface (GNOME by default) which gives nothing away to Windows or Mac OS X, and the stability of the Debian operating system. This article has the aim of presenting the OS to you, along with the vast software library. Why pay for a Windows or Mac OS X license and a series of commercial products when you can perform exactly the same tasks without spending a cent with Ubuntu?