You will not be able to load the software as its written for windows.
I cant help on Ubuntu as i never really got on with that distro.
However PCLinuxOS 2007 is by far easier to use/configure. I had a few problems trying the wireless adaptor but Los found this and installed a driver and works fine now. Some info that may help click here
Im sure some of the real Linux experts will pop in,just be paitent for now.
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