First Look: Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Linux

“Choosing a Linux distribution to run a Web site or a database
is easy; Linux has handled servers well for years. Getting Linux
right on the desktop, however, has always been a challenge–and
that is why Ubuntu caused such a buzz when it first appeared three
years ago. Ubuntu version 7.10, code-named Gutsy Gibbon, builds on
past successes with improved graphics, simplified software
installation, and a host of minor software improvements.

“As with the previous version, the first thing you notice is
Ubuntu’s novel installation process…”