Source: Canonical.
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Is Ubuntu 20.04 the OS for Windows 7 hold outs?

What to use when Windows 10 is not an option

The time has come to start looking forward, Windows 7 has been laid to rest. Microsoft would adore for PC clients to move up to Windows 10, and for some individuals, that is not a shabby thought. For other people, however, an OS free from the privacy and tracking concerns that falls on Windows 10. One great successor to the Windows 7 experience, falls in the world of Linux.

“As well as the [default] dark variation, and the standard version with light controls and dark headers, we will be introducing a third variation that is light throughout”.
– Martin Wimpress, Canonical.

Not all Windows clients are terrified of progress. With the advent of more known office, gaming and productivity software emerging in Linux, it is becoming easier to convert. Easier still if it is fitted with a easy to use Desktop Environment (or DE).

An image of Libre Office on a Linux operating system.

LibreOffice on Linux. Source: Provided.

Ubuntu is one such distro utilising that DE, and the working framework has for some time been picked by those changing to Linux. Clients have appeared to change in accordance with GNOME fine and dandy from both the Old world and Metro-y world of Windows. While Ubuntu will stay with GNOME for the up and coming 20.04 LTS adaptation, it will see an all-new light mode (since it has always had a dark mode by default) and numerous visual refinements that should make it significantly more appealing to both new clients and Ubuntu specialists the same. Canonical (the people behind Ubuntu) likely would like to allure Windows 7 switchers with these changes.

Image of the light and dark theme of Ubuntu 20.04.

Source: Canonical.

“We also plan to reintroduce the ability to switch between these variations within ‘Settings’, for which we have design work in progress”.
– Martin Wimpress, Canonical.

These visual enhancements should make the up and coming Ubuntu 20.04 the best form of the popular framework yet. This is particularly evident when you think of it as is a Long Term Support variant with 5 years of support – free.

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