that isn't the same thing. sure, you can tack on the Kubuntu components but you still have Unity and the rest of the bloat hanging around. Moody not only got rid of it, but she got a higher version, all through Synaptic. I'm going to try that later, i literally have nothing to lose. all my important things on that laptop are on Drive.
"If you treat your system like a kiln, don't be surprised when a brick comes out the other side."