Is Ubuntu Becoming the Generic Linux Distro?

“Has anyone else noticed an increasing number of Linux newbies
who seem to think that Ubuntu is Linux and Linux is Ubuntu?

“Over the past year or so I’ve noticed an increasing number of
newbies (a term which I use affectionately) interested in taking
Linux for a spin–for example, the number or emails I’m getting on
the subject from zero a year ago to several dozen a week. The
reasons for their interest in Linux are many and varied, as is the
level of commitment to making the switch from Windows or