How do these two newbie-friendly Linux distributions compare?
The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 8 (Helena)
Since LQ Newbie forum is active with requests for Xp replacements.
Newbies or for users that wish to play;
From 50 Open Source Replacements for Windows XP
Beginner-Friendly Linux Distributions
1. Linux Mint
Many people consider Linux Mint to be among the most intuitive operating systems for Windows XP users.