Lifehacker have had a go at Ubuntu and shares his findings with us in this article.
Read the tips here
After a little searching around the interweb, however, I've been more than impressed with the number of great, full-featured applications available for Linux, many of which outshine their Windows counterparts. And what's best – they're all totally free. Here are my top 10 favorite applications and tweaks that made replacing Windows with Ubuntu a breeze.