It is clear from the screen shots, that installing software in Ubuntu is a lot simpler than it is in windows.Moreover, Ubuntu will check for any dependencies that the software needs and it will be installed automatically.5) Minimum Requirements - Windows 7 requires a minimum of 1000 Mhz processor with 1GB of RAM, while Ubuntu requires a minimum of 700 Mhz processor with 384MB RAM.While these are the official requirements, in practice, the requirements are considerably higher.Ubuntu has a utility called Ubuntu software centre.This is one of the most loved features by Ubuntu users.
However, in both the operating systems, it is very easy to watch videos by simply installing VLC media player.
From my experience, If you install both the operating systems on identical hardware, Ubuntu’s performance is significantly higher than that of Windows 7.
In fact, if you were to pull out a 7 year old computer from a junkyard, Ubuntu will work flawlessly.
It also has F-spot, an image editing program that and an Instant messaging client called Empathy – that has chat provisioning for Facebook, G-Talk, Yahoo, MSN and VOIP capabilities all under a single application.
Drivers – One of the biggest advantages of Linux is its built-in driver set, or rather the ability of automatically downloading and installing them.