"Years ago I already played a bit with Linux (It was Redhat 5.0
on my 386). At that time I thought the operating system wasn't yet
ready for the desktop and after a while I reinstalled Windows.
Things changed when Ubuntu 5.04 was released. This was the first
time I really enjoyed Linux; the most important things worked, it
was easy and it was just great! Because I liked Ubuntu so much, I
decided to install it on my laptop too and also this worked very
good. However, these days Ubuntu is way to heavy to run on my
laptop. Because I wanted to have a fast system I tried to install
Gentoo Linux; the installation took 3 days but I ended up with a
very fast and responsible system. However, every time I had to
install a program it took ages to compile the software. So then I
started searching to a nice and user-friendly lightweight
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