Xubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops and desktops. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Xubuntu contains all the applications you'll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools. Xubuntu is and always will be free of charge. You do not pay any licensing fees. You can download, use and share Xubuntu with your friends, family, school or business for absolutely nothing. We issue a new desktop and server release every six months. That means you will always have the latest and greatest applications that the open source world has to offer.