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Old 02-12-2006, 08:21 AM   #1
Registered: Jan 2005
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how do I (safely) remove gnome?

how do I unistall the gnome desktop environment from debian?
I still want to use some gnome apps though.
Also, I am currently using gdm to login graphically.
Is there another login manager? If not I would like keep this, despite deleting gnome.

How do I do that?
I use synaptic for package management.

Old 02-12-2006, 10:24 AM   #2
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I still want to use some gnome apps though
Then you dont want to uninstall gnome.
Unless Im missing something removing gnome will remove all the libs/dependencies for all those apps. Unless drive space is a problem, just leave gnome alone and start using another DE

You could remove Gnome and all associated packages, then reinstall the apps you want. But that is a waste of time really.



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