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If you are happy with debian than I would stick with it. This being said I have debian on one lappy and ubuntu on another and I like them both. Is there a reason why you are considering moving to ubuntu from debian?
Ubuntu does indeed have a lot of advantages... It configures the Intel Pro Wireless (Centrino) right out of the box - you can install it wirelessly - you'd never be able to do that with any other Linux distro. And, Ubuntu has Gnome 2.12... you don't see that in Debian until Sid. Debian has more repositories, but Ubuntu isn't far behind - if at all.
Ubuntu is nearly no fun - it's too easy to install and configure.
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Distribution: Siduction, the only way to do Debian Unstable
I have two laptops one running FreeBSD 6.0 and the other running Debian SID. Both work great after a lot of configuration, auto hardware detection wasn't one of my priorities. It took me about a day on each to have them up and running, including setting up unsupported wireless cards. I have FreeBSD 6.0 running on an older P3 Dell C600, everything works including the modem. I have Debian SID running on a new Acer 3003LCi with an AMD Sempron 3000+, it has a buggy BIOS so battery monitoring doesn't work. Both are very usable and stable.
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