First of all, Ubuntu is an Operating system based on Linux, it's like windows, FreeBSD and other systems that can be installed on a "PC", I have been using a small version of linux called DSL "Damn small Linux" for over 2 years now, and I tried Mandriva for about 3 months, I found out that Ubuntu is the most attractive that you never want to shut it down.
What I like about Linux that it means freedom, it means humanity and using it makes you L33T.
I am trying the latest release of Ubuntu 8.04, I like the visual effects like Cubed Desktop and other l33ty stuff.
I had no problems installing it or running it, and I found out that Ubuntu is the easiest Linux ever, it even comes with synaptic package manager.
It's as small as 600MB, and don't need so much resources, it can also access your NTFS, FAT hard disks, USB Storage Devices and partitions so you will be able to view, edit, save and transfer your Microsoft Windows files along side with files in your Ubuntu partition or hard disk.
Linux is free to download, use, develop, distribute in case of modification under GPL rules.
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