Everywhere I turn, I see articles on how to do obvious things in Ubuntu. Books on Ubuntu concentrate on listing every insignificant detail of every obvious procedure
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I don't know what specifically pushed me over the edge about Ubuntu articles. Maybe it was the daily “How to do something obvious in Ubuntu” blog post on the front page of Digg; maybe it was the umpteenth “Ubuntu for complete and utter noobs” book that I've been offered for review; maybe it was the fact that I was writing a Linux migration book for moderately technical people until the publisher decided that it, too, needed to be the umpteenth-and-first “Ubuntu for complete and utter noobs” iteration; maybe it's all of the above.