Operating System Options

Windows 10 does not include an option for Windows Media Center at all. In fact, Windows 10 is not compatible with Windows Media Center at all. However, there are lots of alternatives (many of them free) for DVD playback. This is one item to be aware of, however. Further down the page you can compare what the different versions of Windows has to offer.

Linux Options

SilentPC.com offers Ubunto LTS Linux as our standard Linux option in our system pull-downs. Ubuntu offers a new Desktop and Server release every six months (see diagram below). But, Ubuntu LTS (both Desktop and Server) is released every 2 years (instead of every 6 months), but will receive 5 year support. Ubuntu is committed to making all versions of Ubuntu software free of cost, is well known for security, and provides wide compatibility with the widest variety of Linux applications of any Linux distributor, making Ubuntu LTS our open source Operating System of choice.

Ubuntu Linux Distribution

Ubuntu Linux LTS (Latest Release) - 64bit

  • Long Term Support (LTS) version
  • Ubuntu provides 5-years of support at no charge
  • Unfamiliar with Ubuntu? Take the Tour
  • We will test and guarantee all your hardware as compatible if any incompatibility is found, we will call and discuss options

Custom Linux Options

Do you have a favorite Linux distribution, you would like to use with your PC? Choose your favorite distro, and we will install it for you! We will test and guarantee all your hardware as compatible. If any incompatibility is found, we will call and discuss options with you. If you have any questions, please Contact Us.