- Don't expect it to be a free version of Windows or Mac
- Expect looking for alternative programs
- Expect a different look
- Expect things to be done differently
- Expect a different community
I've spent enough time dabbling in Ubuntu-based netbook distros that I more or less know what to expect when I boot up something new.
For those who haven't yet had the pleasure, maybe these tips will help you get in the right mindset for your first Ubuntu (or other Linux) install...