Matthew1980 - 6:30 pm on May 1, 2011 (gmt 0)
Well, I got the ISO image from the ubuntu site, followed a tutorial that I found on how to install KDE, and I then learned that gnome/KDE are what as know as 'Sessions', and when I got the KDE plasma desktop from the synaptic package manager/software update center, I just followed the instructions and installed the files that way.
Then when I rebooted, I was given the option of Gnome/KDE - and selected KDE, which I find aesthetically pleasing and very easy to use. I just can't believe as it's free!
I tried to get open office, but for some reason, after I installed it, it's not come up in any menu anywhere, I'm using something called 'Libre' as this is the default option.
Kubuntu is the splash screen I get on boot, so I guess that means I am running Kubuntu which is essentially just Ubuntu with the KDE environment selected.
Makes me laugh now, as the only issue I have had up to yet is: I can't get my phpmyadmin to function correctly, I can't find the correct config.inc.php file anywhere that enables me to state that I have set a main password for the root.
Ah well, sun's out, bank holiday tomorrow, and I don't want to sit in front of my laptop for too long.