Easy To Use

Input Keyboard

Friendly to newcomers from other Operating Systems, programmers and normal users alike.


System Software Update

Easy to update and maintain. Update to next release or wait for big upgrade. The choice is always yours.


Customizable, optimized for performance on both the desktop and laptop.

We’ve made Ubuntu Budgie even better

The new 22.04 LTS release is here to stay for next few years on your desktop, bringing the stability of Ubuntu core and power of Budgie desktop environment in one package.

Your journey starts here

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Start working

Coming from Mac?

We’ve developed an applet that allows you to have Hot corners function that you used while running OS X. Want to use Expose? Open specific app? No problem, just put the mouse in the corner.


Get me some weather!

Need better screen overview?

With shuffler applet you can arrange open apps by snaping them across the screen manually or via keyboard in any direction.

Extend your desktop experience

Small, but useful

Ubuntu Budgie comes with various applets, that extend the features of Budgie desktop. More are available from Budgie Welcome.


Drop By

Get to your files faster without the need to open Nemo to browse other disks and locations.

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Switch languages easily for each app and desktop, for those that use bilingual keyboards.



Control different workspaces and name each individually from the taskbar.

Quick Note

Copy & Paste or write quick notes that you want to get reminded about later.


Activities Overview

Check what is happening on other desktops, open applications, without switching desktops.

Brightness & Backlight controller

Easily control your screen brightness and keyboard backlight from your taskbar.


We love our users

User happiness is our primary target. If our customers aren’t happy we’re not succeeding. See what they’re saying below.

“It’s a lightweight OS free of bloat with modest hardware requirements, but still manages to contain everything an average user might need.”

Jason Evangelho

Jason Evangelho

Contributor at Forbes

“It provides all the benefits of Ubuntu and its ecosystem, but feathered beneath a clean, modern looking desktop interface.”

Joey Sneddon

Editor at OMGUbuntu

“After the GNOME-based version, the biggest changes to an Ubuntu flavor come in Ubuntu Budgie.”

Scott Gilbertson

Ars Technica Editor

“The Perfect Blend of Ubuntu and Budgie Desktop. Ubuntu Budgie provides a superior computing experience.”

Aquil Roshan

Writer at ItsFoss

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