How to Install an Ubuntu Desktop on the Raspberry Pi
If you've got a Raspberry Pi, you may want an Ubuntu desktop. Ubuntu is a classic open-source Linux OS, and it seems to run on just about everything.
Ubuntu provides Ubuntu Server for the Raspberry Pi but unfortunately, it doesn't have a GUI. For our guide today, we'll be installing Ubuntu MATE (pronounced mah-tay).
This image won't work with the Raspberry Pi 4, but Ubuntu Server will. If you don't mind running Ubuntu without a desktop, you can check out Ubuntu Server for Raspberry Pi here. Ubuntu Mate won't work with any Pi model that uses an ARMv6 instruction set—this includes the Raspberry Pi 1 A+, Pi 1 B+, Pi Zero, and Pi Zero W.
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