Linked by Christian Paratschek on Tue 2nd Nov 2004 16:46 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu 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.
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Great Distro
by strestout1 on Tue 2nd Nov 2004 17:59 UTC

Aside from the fact that Ubuntu keeps checking for ext3 fs at boot (which I don't have since I chose reiserfs), Ubuntu is a great distro. The only piece of hardware i couldn't get to work was my wifi card, though this was easily fixed after installing ndiswrapper (though it took me some time to find the mrv8k51.inf file online). The Ubuntu community (on IRC) seems to be pretty helpful as well, which pleased me since I have dealt before with cocky Debian users unwilling to help (no offense to Debian users that actually are helpful). With time, I think the community could grow to be similar to Gentoo (which I love) if Canonical allows it (and I don't see why they wouldn't).