JimLynch writes "Certain distributions tend to get more press than others. SimplyMEPIS isn't one of the ones that gets drooled over by the media the way that Linux Mint, Ubuntu and others do. I include myself in this as a journalist since this blog has been up and running since early July and I'm just now getting to a review of SimplyMEPIS. It's a shame though as SimpyMEPIS has quite a bit to offer the desktop Linux user as you'll find out in this review.
Read more: http://desktoplinuxreviews.com/2009/08/24/simplymepis-linux-8-0/#ixzz0P8Tv0Jbu" Link to Original Source
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.