[SOLVED] Arch Linux: How do I remove all XFCE4.8 and GNOME3 packages? Only want KDE
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Arch Linux: How do I remove all XFCE4.8 and GNOME3 packages? Only want KDE
Okay, so I've been doing a bit of tweaking, exploring, damaging the system *But making backups for those occasions... They weren't on purpose, I was just trying figure out how they work* Okay, so... How can I get rid of all the XFCE and GNOME packages? Is there a list of all the packages that I can remove? I don't like how minimal XFCE looks and GNOME3 is OKAY, but not my cup of tea, and KDE4.6 with classic toolbar looks pretty cool.
To clarify, I want to remove ALL XFCE and GNOME packages so I can just have a clean KDE environment without non-working and redundant packages.
Okay, so I found all of the dependencies for it, but gosh darn it, there are at least 50 of them! Is it possible to remove XFCE4 AND all of it's dependencies without having to remove each and every one single handedly? I'm using
Is there another switch to pacman that will remove them all?
I've spent 5 minutes removing all the other GNOME dependencies and their dependencies as well. Even if I DID try to remove everything from that list... there would be MORE dependencies. If only I knew how to grep out the first section, but I don't know how to yet. Another reason why I want to learn BASH Shell Scripting
if you read the man page the -c option might be more what you want as it removes the target packages and any page that depend on them.
The -s option only removes packages that the target packages depend on if they are unused.