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So, I've been through various distro's, most successfully but some not so.
I've currently settled on Ubuntu and got the 9.10 version installed.
I was using KDE for my desktop, but when "they" started using KDE4 by default, I got so frustrated trying to understand how to do stuff that came naturally with KDE3, I said "bollocks" to it and installed gnome.
Since my last post on this....I spent quite a long time using sidux - which was excellent.
But I'm now back with Kubuntu, because the sidux lot, decided to use a different network configuration tool. Which I found out doesn't like my network card at all - there was a work round for it but it would only work with the live version of sidux, not the installed version.
And I only found that out as I managed to screw up when I got a new monitor and was trying to configure...
Well I'm really starting to get pissed off with kubuntu and it's use of sudo to run/administrate things.
It would appear that the only way round this issue, is to modify the sudoers file so that only root can do stuff with sudo - which defeats the object of making it work like that i.e. if I still have to use sudo to run/administrate the system, but I've set the sudo to only be used by root, then what the bloody point of having sudo installed other than it's what "they"...