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Old 06-07-2003, 06:22 PM   #1
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Removing KDE/GNOME


I installed slackware 9 to give it a try and have really liked it, but since I`m running it on a P-MMX 233 I find that gnome is pretty slow sometimes , so after reading around I`ve decided to give the blackbox window manager a try.
But first I want to completely remove gnome and kde from my system so I wont have any old files lying around.
How would I got about doing this?
Thanks!
 
Old 06-07-2003, 06:46 PM   #2
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On the slackware CD, write down every package in the /gnome and /KDE directory and then remove it in pkgtool. Theres probobly an easier way, but that works for me.


That said, you will probobly want to leave the QT package installed from the /kde dir, and the GTK libraries installed from the /gnome dir, since these are used by MANY programs (especially GTK)
 
Old 06-08-2003, 03:52 PM   #3
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Don't write them down ;)

just mount the cd, the do

removepkg /<cdrom>/slackware/gnome/*.tgz
removepkg /<cdrom>/slackware/kde/*.tgz


Cheers,
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Old 06-08-2003, 06:53 PM   #4
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I thought you could do that, but I wasnt sure, and I didnt want to have to find out and kill my gnome and kde.

Wont that try to remove those packages from the actual CD folder though?
 
Old 06-08-2003, 07:46 PM   #5
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Yeah...you'll want to cd /var/log/packages....
then remove them.
But...as contrasutra said, you may want to leave qt and the GTK libraries.

EDIT: Oops...the way Tinkster had it will work...sorry

Last edited by DaOne; 06-08-2003 at 07:47 PM.
 
Old 06-08-2003, 08:44 PM   #6
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Btw, in Slack 9 the GTK libs (and a bunch of
others that used to be in the gnome dir) live in
the ./l of their own ...

Cheers,
TInk
 
  


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