Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need – a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
- Ubuntu loves to replace the Sun JDK with OpenJDK every time you run an upgrade. OpenJDK has a nasty bug that sometimes manifests that causes the JVM to crash. Here is a set of instructions for installing the Sun JDK (I always hafta go hunting for these).