"Last time I wrote about the 'Black Tower,' I had just installed
Vista and Kubuntu 7.10 in a dual-boot setup. When version 8.04 of
Kubuntu ('Hardy Heron') hit the Web last week, I wasted no time
upgrading to it.
"Having been burned numerous times by premature upgrades to
half-baked Linux updates, I downloaded the Kubuntu 8.04 Live CD iso
and tested it on the Black Tower before launching into an install.
All key functions--video, audio, disk access, Internet access,
etc--seemed to work as desired, so I proceeded with preparations to
build a nest for the Hardy Heron on the Black Tower..."