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Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Fifth Edition by Sander van Vugt, Andy Channelle, Trevor Parsons, Keir Thomas, Emilio Raggi

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A P P E N D I X  D

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Exploring the DVD-ROM and Other Ubuntu Versions

The DVD-ROM supplied with this book contains the main Ubuntu 10.04 release (Lucid Lynx), along with sister versions of Ubuntu that use different desktop environments, including Kubuntu and Xubuntu. Additionally, we have included the alternate installer version of Ubuntu, which can be useful if your PC hardware is incompatible with the main Ubuntu installation routine.

This appendix provides details about the many and varied Ubuntu derivations, along with instructions on how to utilize them.

Version Numbers, Code Names, and Support

Each version of Ubuntu has a version number and ...

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