"Over the past decade, Linux has emerged from a herd of obscure
and nerdy operating systems to warrant a place in even the most
technologically unsophisticated business environments. And in the
past three years, a few distributions have made stupendous leaps in
performance and usability, winning the affection of millions of
mainstream desktop users.
"The recent releases of Ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9--two top Linux
distributions--mark another step forward in the evolution of the
Linux desktop. I've been running both of them to see which offers
the better blend of usability and advanced features..."