Barence writes: PC Pro has performed a comprehensive test of Windows 7 vs Ubuntu 10.04. They've tested and scored the two operating systems on a number of criteria, including usability, bundled apps, performance, compatibility and business. The final result is much closer than you might expect. "Ubuntu is clearly an operating system on the rise," PC Pro concludes. "If we repeat this feature in a year’s time, will it have closed the gap? We wouldn’t bet against it."