Seeing the title of this article, I assumed it was a review. Instead, we get something far more valuable: A very in-depth look at how to install and configure Ubuntu Linux 8.04 in an optimal fashion. I recently installed Ubuntu 8.04 on the Shuttle PC I've been testing, and I'll try out at least some of these suggestions today:

This document describes step by step how to set up a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

This how-to is a practical guide without any warranty - it doesn't cover the theoretical backgrounds. There are many ways to set up such a system - this is the way I chose.