OSNews: Six Weeks with Ubuntu Linux

“By all means, Ubuntu Linux and Canonical Ltd. have made a
spectacular arrival on the Linux scene lately. The combination is
like a dream come true for many, many Linux aficionados: tightly
selected bleeding edge packages to focus the distribution on a
single CD, corporate backing, 18 month support, that all sounds
like a formidable package.

“Furthermore, Ubuntu is based on the ever-popular Debian Linux,
so our fellow Ubuntista has access to virtually all software that
exists for Linux. Now they even released a Live CD and the whole
thing can also be installed on Apple Hardware. It’s no miracle that
Ubuntu stormed the Distrowatch-popularity charts in no time…”