This new build is working fine except that I lost a program. I "installed" Google Earth through the software manager but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Also, I downloaded all of the elements of KDE 17.1 and I am working at customizing my Linux experience. Lots of fun.
Rocky, you could really use Timeshift at this stage, it will save you a lot of time when you break things. Remember, IME, the first Backup you do will take a while, but after the first it only takes maybe 15min. It saves a snapshot onto your Home Folder/Partition and let's your quickly revert just like System Restore but faster!
"installled" google earth? that is over my head. When you open the Menu, just start typing googleearth and see if the program comes up. I see it in the SM, you might have to run it from the Terminal after install.
You could also try to go to /usr/share/doc/googleearth-package/readme.debian for instructions. After you install this file will exist, if it is not installed, you won't see this file.
Curious, what "elements" of KDE did you download? From what I have read, you don't want to install Mate, then try and use another Desktop, it's okay but can cause problems. I would just install KDE.