It's . . . gorgeous. G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S. It configured itself the way Windows claims to be able to, right off of the CD. It practically installed itself.*
Linux! I've fallen in love with you all over again, you cruel, cruel mistress, you!
* For those of you who installed Debian in, say, 1999 - yeah, it's way better than answering questions at a text console for six hours.