"Don't get me wrong: I'm not averse to fiddling in the name of
free (as in both beer and speech), but when it comes down to it, I
just want something that satisfies as many requirements as possible
out of the box.
"It's one thing to fiddle with a computer at home; it's quite
another to fiddle with 30 computers in a lab. I briefly flirted
with the idea of just giving her Vista Business (an upgrade to Home
Premium, at least), but then I couldn't resist pulling out the
Ubuntu CD I had used for my oldest son's computer last night."