There has been quite a bit of activity on The Linux Experiment over the past little while. Check out the site here or quickly jump to the post that I wrote below. Big distributions, little RAM 3 How do the ‘big time’ distributions handle on constrained hardware? Take a look. How to install sun-java6-jdk and Netbeans in Ubuntu 11.10 A simple process to install the official SunOracle Java JDK and Netbeans IDE in the latest Ubuntu.