Windows Compatibility

For people new to Ubuntu, the different programs can be quite daunting as nothing is the same. This list should help beginners get to grips with a a new system:

Windows Program        Ubuntu Equivalent
Microsoft Office           Openoffice
Windows Messenger     Empathy or Emesene
Windows Mail              Evolution
Internet Explorer         Firefox
Media Player               Rhythmbox and Movie Player or VLC
Paint                         Gimp (Downloaded from the Software Centre)
Notepad                     Gedit
Movie Maker               PiTiVi Video Editor