"Well, since I've gone through both Ubuntu and openSuSE Linux,
and my curiosity about Unix systems in general has really started
to kick in, I've decided to go through a few more variants to see
what they are like, how they load on my laptops, and whether I
might prefer one of them over my current favorite (Ubuntu). I might
end up regretting this decision, but I assume there will be plenty
of adventure and frustration along the way, and perhaps some
learning and enlightenment.
"The next candidate is Mandriva Linux, currently on what they
term their 'Spring 2008' distribution..."