Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

Current Version: Dapper Drake 6.06.1
Editions: x86, PPC etc.
Core: kernel 2.6.15.25, xorg 7
Package management system: Synaptic (using debians apt)
Price: Free (as in beer)
Website: http://www.ubuntu.com
Reviews: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8253

Introduction

Ubuntu is derivative of Debian and is generally aimed at newbies/n00bs/windows types. From the tag line:

Ubuntu - linux for human beings

Basically it's Debian wrapped up in nice fuzzy warm blankets that makes it really nice and easy to use :)

User Opinions

bluemonki: I run Ubuntu on my main computer and on my Apple iBook, it's so nice and shiny and Dapper Drake also supports AirportExtreme wireless gubbins which is ace.