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Have you thought about running linux as a Virtual Machine? It means you can mess up plenty and still start from scratch, especially if you 'need' your current windows installation. I suggest running a linux in VirtualBox and seeing how you get on. Also means someone could help you through it using logmein.com or something similar.
XGL may be blasted as eye candy , that may be true but it is also very productive.
The eye candy is in reality a side effect of the highly responsive nature of hardware drawn dektops
Windows move and scroll real time, Pages of text scroll by smoothly and dont grind down your machine.
The Novell guide went off without a hitch
However some available option are out of date since it is fairly...