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I already like KDE, it seems a fairly flexible environment. I checked out the KDE link in one of the first posts, and there're a lot of icons out there that people created, that is for sure.
Is there a specific software they used to make the icons? I see so many unfamiliar acronyms and abbreviations, that I can't really tell what is what yet.
So... the icons created for KDE can't be used under Gnome and vice versa, right?
Does stuff like Acrobat reader and Netscape work under all versions of Linux?
Most likely I will have to format the disk a few more times, before I'm happy with everything -- this is not a problem. That's why I have dedicated drives: 1 for Linux, 1 for windows and 1 for all my data. Linux doesn't even boot right now, because a friend who "helped" me with it, was too lazy to wait, so he put my CD-Rom and Linux drive on different IDE cables to make the install go faster, and then forgot to reconfigure the system. He also never left me a boot disk.
But, it was a good enough lesson, so I think I can manage installation myself now.
Is partitioning the same as RedHat under different versions of Linux?
Yes, Netscape (Mozilla et al) and Acrobat work fine, here there and everywhere. Acrobat can be a bit cluncky though I've never used Redhat, but the general scheme of things when installing most distros, is that you can mount whatever directory pretty much where you like - there are usually options for this under the partition section at install.
Funny thing: why when I go to kde-look.org, paypal.com wants to put a cookie on my computer? I figured, it has no need to. Neither does KDE-look.org, really, if you think about it... So I said no to both. Bloody Windozus!
Good thing I found which box to check in Netscape menu to ask for cookie authorization.
How does it work with icons -- can you just pick out the ones you like and assigne them to applications you want or icons come in "packages"?