"For the last few weeks, I've been running Ubuntu Linux on my
home computer. Windows XP is still there, sitting on a separate
partition of my hard disk, but I hardly fire it up these days
because I like Ubuntu and want to learn more about how it
"As I wrote last month, Ubuntu is one of the most user-friendly
distributions of Linux I've used to date, installing painlessly
from just one CD. Two weeks ago, I successfully completed seven
common tasks that I normally did on Windows XP--create documents,
browse the Web, get new software and install it, download files,
play music and video files, burn CDs and print..."
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