"I haven't talked much about Ubuntu Linux since last fall, but
Ubuntu-related e-mail keeps pouring in. Apparently quite a few Free
Agent readers have taken my advice and given Ubuntu (a PC World
2005 World Class Award winner) a shot. And a whole lot of folks
seem to get themselves about 90 percent of the way to where they
want to be, and then hit a wall. 'Why can't I play a DVD?' 'Why
can't I listen to MP3s?' 'How can I watch streaming video in my
browser?' These are the sort of questions I keep reading.
"The problem, as I've detailed in previous columns, is that
Ubuntu Linux does not come with all its batteries included..."
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