It was a long time since I installed debian on my laptop. Unsupported hardware issues dogged it the last time I tried it on this (which seems years back). But this time, it was really worth giving a shot. I found Debian sleek, more nostalgic than any other present distribution. It is probably the best distribution to work with.
[:http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html|GPLv3 is finally out] - After all the debates, drafts and discussions. Here's the [:http://www.gnu.org/server/standards/README.translations.html|Translation README] if anyone's interested in translating it to the local languages. And here's the [:http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html|GPL-FAQ] (via /.)