The thing i love about ubuntu is that for me as a tech it does just work. If it doesn't google normaly has the answer or someone on a forum does. Or i work it out (which i did when installing Xibo on 9.10 in a sun virtualbox on my RM cc4 client and then sharing it accross the network for remote displays.)
L should be called Leaping lizard
M should be called Modest Monkey
N should be called Nubby Nightingale
O should be called Ornery Ocelot
P should be called Prickly Porcupine
Q should be called Qurious Quetazalcoatlus (hmm)
R should be called Rocky Raccoon (unless it infringes on another character)
S should be called Slashing Squirrel
T should be called Tremendous Tiger
U could very well become Undulating Umbrette
V could be vital velociraptor
W should be called Wascally Wabbit (unless again, one of the characters says no. Come on Elmer; let us do it. Please?).
X could be Xtreme Xerus (sorry…)
Y could be Yammering Yaffle
Z should be called Zesty Zebra
Some other thoughts on future release names: [and how they are/might be selected]
[It would appear that Gatt is correct with Lucid Lynx for 10.4 so we can scrub 'Leaping Lizard']
Another vote for Ubuntu - I use Jaunty with XBMC :D
A note on wubi:
Remember that this is not a 'proper' installation of Ubuntu, its essentially a disk image stored on the c: drive of your windows partition, you will take a performance hit so don't completely judge the Ubuntu experience on a wubi installation. There are other issues with these kind of disk images such as no hibernation and hard reboots are more likely to cause data corruption than a normal installation.
If you like Ubuntu and want to move it to its own partition, you can take your wubi install and use LVMP to move it.
create a partition in your HDD, install ubuntu, then take your Win 7 disk and restore the Master Boot Record, that way if you decide you dont like ubuntu, the GRUB loader doesnt cock up your system!
Fedora 11 with KDE 4.3 :)
Not really used any other distro much, I tend to get on with Fedora fine though :)
Any chance you could post back and let us know how you get on and which distro you went with, personally I was thinking about ubuntu / open suse myself as was contemplating having my machine tri booting ( OS X, A linux Distro and Windows either Xp or 7 ) as there is an opensource app that you use as to select / pick which OS you want to load as apposed to using the bootcamp OS Chooser by holding down Alt.
Anyway just as a side note - compiz is pretty good, takes a bit of configuring but nice effects etc:D
If you want to try Linux without any partitioning get Sun's Virtualbox, excellent for trying out OSes.
A note for if your using it withing Virtual box, make sure you use the brigding adaptor when configuring a network card. That way it hangs on the network like a real box.