Yet another review of Ubuntu for non-geeks is available in the blogosphere.
Read it at boingboing.net
Enter Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks. It reads like one of David Pogue's excellent Missing Manual books — a fast, crystal-clear topical tour of the amazing collective accomplishment embodied in Ubuntu. I learned something new in every chapter, and ended up with a computer that did more of what I wanted it to do, faster.