The fact there mate was that it happens that Sydney / NSW has women heading up at all levels of Government.
If you want to provide the facts about your state, feel free.
I find it pretty arrogant for you to assume that because the United States has gone down a different path in spelling some words, a path which deviates from the "Queen's" English that they don't know how to spell.
If I pirate a $20 album then I have reduced my music costs by $20 dollars. Isn't reducing costs a factor in profit?
I needed to edit the hosts file and the hostconfig.
To do this I went to the etc folder where these files are found. I tried to edit one of the files in question, couldn't save (despite being logged in as admin). So I went and changed the files permissions - requiring the same password as that which I am logged in with. Still no joy. Next I set the permissions on the ETC folder, requiring password. Great, probably should have done that in the first place - like in windows - folder permission get inherited by the files - right?
Start working on second file, click save - no go. I have to go and change the permissions on the file too.
My point is that Microsoft is not alone in this overkill. I do find that these tasks way more obvious and straight forward to do on Win 7 though.