Moving to Ubuntu 6.10 from Fedora Core 5 on the IBM T41
have two office systems. My main one is my IBM T41 workhorse laptop. It is the one I haul everywhere and do everything with, to, for , and on. it can't be down or I cry a lot . When it had to go away to get it's video fixed a while back I was bereft and alone, till it came back . So making major changes to it is not something I do lightly. My other office system is an old Dell that has a couple of disks, and is where I stash various things I have experimented with over the years like lab vmware images. Till last night, both systems ran Fedora Core 5. Today the laptop is Ubuntu 6.10. When I get a chance, I'll take the desktop to Fedora Core 6, so that I can maintain access to a Fedora system.
Talking to various people here today, I have just about decided that my FC6 guest performance problems might be tied to all the new goodies in the FC6 video subsystem, so I'll need FC6 to run first level to be sure. Who knows: this might help Evolution be workable.
Ubuntu may not have all the video goodies of FC6, but it is pretty hard to beat it for "Just Working" (tm). it was not all sweetness and light getting here though.