Why would Microsoft care whether people upgrade to Vista or use another of their products? Microsoft still makes money off each XP license they sell.
This version is known as Gutsy Gibbon. Download the CD here. Upgrade instructions are here.The Ubuntu team is proud to announce version 7.10 of the Ubuntu family of distributions.
Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops, and servers, with a fast and easy install and regular releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few clicks away.
All the simple programs have been written.