Back in October 2007 I reviewed the Samsung Q1U UMPC for TabletPCReview.com. While I love some features of XP Tablet, such as the handwriting recognition software, I'm not a regular user of Windows and I've been looking forward to converting the Q1U to my preferred operating system, Linux.
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There are many different distros (distributions) of Linux. Some of the better-known ones include Red Hat, Debian and SUSE, but in this article I'll be concentrating on a relative newcomer, Ubuntu. Ubuntu has a reputation for being user-friendly, but still flexible enough to satisfy most power users and as we'll see below, the project has links with the Samsung Q1U that potentially make hardware support better than average.