So there's this extra machine lying around my family's house which I'm refurbishing for Father's Day. My main goal is to use this as an internet/e-mail/word processing kiosk, with possibly some media serving thrown in. Beyond OpenOffice, Thunderbird, Gaim and the Gimp, what Linux software would you recommend for a family PC? Bonus points if it's easy enough for my mom to use. Thanks monkeys! And millions of apologies if this has been asked before (--> noob)
Curious George: You bunt, too? I'm installing Ubuntu Linux on an old (Win98) PC. It's my first time with open source. What's good?