I hate how Ubuntu is at the moment. Like most people I would like to be able to customize thier distros but also have ease of use. Meaning I would like to have no extra packaged and to be able to install my own file manager, windows manager, boot manager, and ect. However the only options I know of that allows the user to do this is installing ubuntu server edition or the minimal cd. Both of which however does require internet to set up. So my question is, is there anyway to wipe the desktop editions configuration to allow me to set ubuntu up the way I want; while keeping my ability to go wifi and my nvidia graphic driver. Thanks for any and all help that may follow.