So while you are all jerking yourselves off, I actually "thought" when reading this review. Two thoughts boiled to the top.
First, the reviewer needs to get over the randomly ordered tip thing. They did it on purpose, it's random. Next.
Second, when you rm a file in Ubuntu now, it goes to the trash can? Is that right? Because if that's true, that is like the horror, the horror. Making Linux do brain-dead shit like that will kill it.
Third, I'm not sure how useful the part of the book about gconf would be. In reality, the desktop folks need to get over themselves. NetworkManager is a broken piece of shit, network connectivity has nothing to do with runlevel 5. A box is a box, you can do everything you need to do without GNOME or KDE. Personally, I'm glad Red Hat still has linuxconf.
Now go away, or I shall taunt you a second time.