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Old 12-23-2005, 05:10 PM   #1
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Remove KDE or GNOME completely

I had GNOME desktop managers both installed in my system.

Want to remove them:

apt-get remove gnome gnome-core gnome-utils.

Startx just to way, gnome still booted. I don't want gnome to boot!

dpkg --purge gnome gnome-core gnome-utils...same result.

What else should I try?


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Old 12-23-2005, 09:29 PM   #2
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If you mean the display manager where you log in then apt-get remove gdm.
Old 12-23-2005, 10:09 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by juanjavier_xxx
What else should I try?
Just open Synaptic, search for 'gnome' and remove any packages that you do not want on your system. Obviously, some of the gnome-libs may have to stay as part of your base install. This is to be expected.
Old 12-25-2005, 02:46 PM   #4
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apt-get remove gnome gnome-utils gnome-core gnome-desktop-data gnome-desktop-environment solved the problem.

Thanks !!!



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