Ubuntu is everywhere! Do you agree? I didn't say this, but the users do. Even Microsoft loves Linux, and it brings Ubuntu to its upcoming Windows 10 release.
Canonical team is celebrating the upcoming release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The final stable version of Ubuntu 16.04 is due for April 21. It's just couple of days ahead. Before the final release, the Ubuntu team wants to shed some light on how many people in the world actually use Ubuntu.
According to a blog post from Ubuntu,
As users aren’t required to register their installation, devices are pre-loaded with the software and servers powered by Ubuntu – this means it’s not as easy to track users. However the reality is, hundreds of millions of PCs, servers, devices, virtual machines, and containers have booted Ubuntu to date and are in use!
Based on the blog post of Dustin Kirkland, Canonical's Ubuntu Product and Strategy team, the Ubuntu development team has made a nice infographic that shows the usage of Ubuntu operating system.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is the long-term release powered by long-term release Kernel (Linux 4.4.x series). There is no doubt, It's going to be one of the best and finest Linux distribution of this year. The developers are diligently working hard to make this release possible in time. There are significant number of major changes are included in the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. You'll know when the final release is out. The second (final) beta is already out, and so many Linux enthusiasts, users, developers, System administrators, bloggers, and Technical authors are already testing it now.
Even I use Ubuntu for my official and personal, and I have been trying my best to convert users to switch to Linux, especially to Ubuntu. Hope you are using Ubuntu!
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