"With all the hype surrounding Ubuntu at the moment I think it's
important not to overlook the other recent releases. One of these
is Linux Mint Bianca: KDE Edition.
"Linux Mint is a derivative of Ubuntu with a goal of providing a
more complete out of the box experience by including browser
plugins, media codecs, DVD playback support, Java and some other
stuff too. It claims to be compatible with Ubuntu and it's software
repositories so let's see what Mint is all about..."