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Old 08-21-2003, 09:45 PM   #1
mvp
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i want to uninstall KDE/Gnome


hey people

I want to uninstall kde/gnome, and i was wondering what the best way to do it is. I am running debian, so i wondered if i could use "apt-get remove --purge kde*" without making too much of a mess? Or is there some better way to unintall? It is still possible to run window managers like blackbox, right?

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Old 08-21-2003, 10:08 PM   #2
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I once removed Gnome with that method it should work. Although it will remove absolutly anything that depended on KDE.

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Old 08-21-2003, 10:20 PM   #3
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It'll work but be careful. Some of the other WM/desktops out there rely on some of those files. It would be a snap though to apt-get yourself a new desktop enviro though and you may get back some of the files you deleted if they are deps.
 
Old 08-22-2003, 04:49 AM   #4
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okay thanks, i'll give it a try.
 
  


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