On Feb 28, 2010, at 5:11 PM, Damon Colbert wrote:
> I have a persistent Kubuntu 8.10 .. it took a week to work out some
> problems. The main one being that with limited space on the thumb drive,
> one cannot do a complete update of Kubuntu. Therefore many libraries are
> missing and dependancy errors crop up during crystallography software
You might want to look at Xubuntu. It uses the rather more lightweight xfce4 windowing system, which is nice and simple and basic and lightweight and clean and responsive. I prefer it over kde and gnome, even on hardware that can easily handle the overhead of all the extra features.