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Old 04-07-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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Can not get rid of edubuntu

Hi I just installed edubuntu because a friend said it was great. Unfortunately I don't like it very much. How do I get rid of it? I liked the ubuntu 11.10 that I had before.
I tried to remove it with the ubuntu software store, but it is still there.
Thank you
Old 04-07-2012, 09:43 PM   #2
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You can select which session you want to start at the greeting which is where you type your password to log in. click on the icon of edubuntu to display the rest of options and select from there Ubuntu.

You dont need to restart your computer just log out and then log in again choosing the session you want.

If you want to be radical then type on your terminal
$ sudo apt-get remove edubuntu-desktop
Good luck to you!

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Old 04-07-2012, 10:04 PM   #3
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You are not clear about how you installed Edubuntu. Edubuntu is a distro, but it also provides "bundles" that can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Center.

If you tell us more about how you installed it, it would make offering useful suggestions easier.
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There will be a meta package called Edubuntu-desktop or something similar if you installed it using only one package. If you decide to remove one part of Edubuntu it will remove the meta package and then ask if you want to remove all the other Edubuntu packages.
Old 04-08-2012, 06:35 PM   #5
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Thank you all for the information it was very helpful. first I tried to log out and then log back into regular ubuntu but the option wasn't there, so then I just removed it intirely. The help I got was great again thank you.


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