"Last week Lenovo lent me one of its X61 ThinkPad laptops so
that I could give Ubuntu Linux a try. Having had a bad experience
with Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop a few years ago, I had
sworn off desktop Linux and determined not to return.
"A week into a new trial with Ubuntu Linux, however, it's clear
that desktop Linux has come a long way. I found it extremely easy
to use, including when I had to install a program (Skype) that
wasn't included in the supported applications list..."