I have recently tried to change my personal workstation’s OS [Debian Squeeze] to newer ones. I choose not to go with Window$ as usual.
I decided to go with Debian Sid which is more stable than Ubuntu [In Ubuntu I had problems with Grpahics driver, issues with Transmission, soundconverter crashing now and then etc…].
Debian Sid is smooth and simple to use and not blotted with heavy graphics etc…
For more info please visit the URL https://wiki.debian.org/
Debian Sid GNU/Linux rocks!!