The Ubuntu default desktop uses the Gnome window manager, but there are a number of different window managers that can be installed, including KDE, Xfce and Fluxbox.
KDE (Kbuntu) has a rich set of administration panels to configure system and desktop settings.
Kubuntu linux is a variant of Ubuntu that uses the KDE desktop environment instead of Gnome. The KDE desktop can be installed on Ubuntu easily, however.
Adobe Reader has become the standard for reading ebooks and documentation online. For Windows, there are 3rd party readers like FoxIt that can be substituted, but on Linux, the best choice is still Adobe Reader.
The VMware Workstation 5.5.3 release notes indicate that it includes “Experimental support for Ubuntu Linux 6.10, 32-bit and 64-bit”, which means that you can install the VMware tools directly on Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) without having to compile.
You can get a list of ProcessThreads in a process by using the Process.Threads property, which returns a ProcessThreadCollection object.
The System.Diagnostics namespace contains functions that allow you to manage processes, threads, eventlogs and performance information.
Visual Studio 2005 has a built-in utility for backing up all of your customized settings to a file, so you can later import them if you need to restore. If you’ve got a highly customized installation like I do, you will probably want to make a backup just in case.
Visual Studio 2005 includes the ability to easily switch between source control providers. This is better than the 2003 version that required a 3rd party plugin to change that setting.
Visual Studio 2003 has a splash screen that is unnecessary and adds time to launching.