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I'm a total linux Newb. I know some basics but i don't want a Gentoo Style of interface as i don't know very man command line, uh, commands. I heard Ubuntu is very pictorial which is more my style. I was looking a some DVD releases but which one is best for my Newberness?
* Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
* Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)
* Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake)
Or would some other version of Ubuntu be better for me? Or even a different distrobution?