Ubuntu flavours

Ubuntu flavours offer a unique way to experience Ubuntu, each with their own choice of default applications and settings. Ubuntu flavours are backed by the full Ubuntu archive for packages and updates.

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    Kubuntu

    Kubuntu offers the KDE Plasma Workspace experience, a good-looking system for home and office use.

  • Lubuntu icon

    Lubuntu

    Lubuntu is a light, fast, and modern Ubuntu flavor using LXQt as its default desktop environment. Lubuntu used to use LXDE as its default desktop environment.

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    Ubuntu Budgie

    Ubuntu Budgie provides the Budgie desktop environment which focuses on simplicity and elegance. It provides a traditional desktop metaphor based interface utilising a customisable panel based menu driven system.

  • Ubuntu Kylin icon

    Ubuntu Kylin

    The Ubuntu Kylin project is tuned to the needs of Chinese users, providing a thoughtful and elegant Chinese experience out-of-the-box.

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    Ubuntu MATE

    Ubuntu MATE expresses the simplicity of a classic desktop environment. Ubuntu MATE is the continuation of the GNOME 2 desktop which was Ubuntu's default desktop until October 2010.

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    Ubuntu Studio

    Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia content creation flavor of Ubuntu, aimed at the audio, video and graphic enthusiast or professional.

  • Xbuntu icon

    Xubuntu

    Xubuntu is an elegant and easy to use operating system. Xubuntu comes with Xfce, which is a stable, light and configurable desktop environment.

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A complete list of known flavours, editions and customizations is maintained on the Ubuntu Wiki Derivatives Team page.