Even if youre not as passionate about new operating systems as I am, if youre at all a Linux fan you should be excited about the latest Ubuntu release. Why? Because its going to fix one of the four major issues keeping Linux off desktops.
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So what the heck are those things? BulletProofX is an attempt to have Ubuntu always boot into a graphical environment, even if the xorg.conf file is bad. Think of it as a failsafe mode. From this 800×600 or 600×400 screen you can use DisplayConfigGTK to configure a new xorg.conf file.