You need to try Dapper (Ubuntu 6.06 LTS desktop cd).
After install visit http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide
and use method 2 to install ATi proprietary drivers.
Then get easyubuntu http://easyubuntu.freecontrib.org/
and install all the
codecs etc. to play dvd movies etc.
From personal experience make sure a DVD region is set on your
DVD player or you wont be able to play comercial DVD movies even with the
right plugins. (from the factory no region is set, choose carefully you only have 5 changes available to you). This all should give you a very stable
Ubuntu to work with and grow on. Read the entire thread linked above
GMC (Gord) the original poster and jdong are very helpful and knowledgeable.
You can follow the journey they had from early adoption of 5672
to a stable Dapper Ubuntu install today without experiencing the pitfalls.
All-in-all dapper is an easy install on this machine. It has been invaluable to me.
I have a very stable dual boot of Ubuntu/XP Pro on my 5672.
If you want to dualboot look herehttp://users.bigpond.net.au/hermanzone/index.htm
I have learned alot about Ubuntu on this setup and offer any help I can be.
I ain't an expert like Gord or jdong. You may PM me.