"I have been quiet about Linux this week because I have been
busy trying several new versions. In the process, I have learned
quite a bit more, and started to think about the philosophy behind
Linux, operating system choices, and Free / Open Source software in
"The first thing that became clear to me this week, although I
already knew it on a more superficial level, was that Linux
distributions run across a sort of a scale from easy to install and
use to complex to install and requiring a lot of manual setup and
configuration. What I have tried, and written about, so far were at
the 'easy' end of the scale--Ubuntu, openSuSE and Mandriva..."
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