I've installed the latest Ubuntu version (11.10 Oneiric Ocelot) on two different PC. Here are my remarks and advices.
You are wondering whether it's worth moving from Windows to Ubuntu: here are a few reasons to do it ...
You want to read your emails from Yahoo Mail on your favourite email reader, for instance Thunderbird or Claws or others (and not in web browser any more), here is how to configure it !
Modifications to be done after installing an Ubuntu !
Do you want to print one image on several A4 (or US letter) pages ?
It's nice to use the Gimp but knowing how to is better.
It's always good ... I mean mandatory, to backup your data (in case of crash disk, theft, ...), but which software should be used ?
I always forget how to find out, which version of the distribution I am using: here's the answer !
A linux distribution for architects ...
You are downloading ISOs -i.e. CDs images to burn (typically Linux distros)- and you want to check the integrity with MD5, but, like me, you regularly forget how to do ! ! Here are solutions.