"I've been installing some of the latest Linux releases for the
past week to better understand what's available. I've taken the
time to scrub the install system's (rhea) primary drive so that
there's nothing on it any more except Linux. And I've tried to
spend some time after the initial installation running some builds
and installing other applications such as the latest Java and
Netbeans, then running additional tests and comparing the results
with past experiences. And the surprise, for me at least, is that
the best distribution for me in this latest round isn't my old
favorites openSUSE or Ubuntu, but Mandriva 2008.1 KDE. And for the
record, I installed and tried to work with Fedora 9, and found that
that particular dog just don't hunt..."
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