Download and try the following OS, and give it a go. I’m actually using Ubuntu to host this website and a number of other clients sites, although I’m using the 10.04 LTS edition. LTS editions have longer lifecycles, which saves you having to rebuild your server so often – and patches are supplied for the life of the edition.
Ubuntu Linux v10.10
Ubuntu is a Linux 2.6 based Operating system, and is, simple and well supported with “Graphical based” installers and tools.
A good introductory read is the “New to Ubuntu” guide.
After this, you can download and install Ubuntu:
- Download “Desktop CD” installation files.
- Follow the installation details for a Graphical Install
- Introduce yourself to the Operating system.
Other books on the OS are: