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Old 06-16-2006, 03:34 PM   #1
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uninstalling kde without removing k-apps...


Greetings all!

I've started tinkering around with fluxbox, WindowMaker, blackbox and hackedbox and I'm really noticing how much faster and smoother my laptop runs versus running kde.
The question I have is this: Can I uninstall kde the window manager without uninstalling all of the 'k' related apps?
I really don't like using it anymore as I am finding, like I've read in a lot of different places, that kde really does use a lot of system resources.

kde was a great place to start for me when I migrated from windows, but I find I'm just not interested anymore.

Any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks!

BTW, my votes are leaning toward fluxbox and WindowMaker!!
 
Old 06-16-2006, 03:38 PM   #2
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Forgot to mention: Using FC5!

Using FC5.

Thanks.
 
Old 06-16-2006, 03:43 PM   #3
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Well to actually use the KDE apps you're going to need to keep the KDE libraries. Maybe start by posting the output of
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rpm -qa | grep -i kde
 
Old 06-16-2006, 04:24 PM   #4
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tk,

Thank your for your response. Here is the output:



04:21 PM ~ : rpm -qa | grep -i kde
kdesdk-3.5.1-1.2
kdemultimedia-3.5.1-2
kdebase-devel-3.5.1-5
kdeaccessibility-3.5.1-2
kdepim-3.5.1-1.2
kdegraphics-devel-3.5.1-3
lockdev-devel-1.0.1-9.2.1
lockdev-1.0.1-9.2.1
kdelibs-3.5.1-2.3
kdegraphics-3.5.1-3
kdepim-devel-3.5.1-1.2
kdeutils-3.5.1-1.2
kdeaddons-3.5.1-1.2
kdeadmin-3.5.1-1.2
kdebindings-3.5.1-1.2
kdeartwork-3.5.1-1.2
kdenetwork-devel-3.5.1-1.2
kdegames-3.5.1-1.2
kdewebdev-3.5.1-1.2
kdelibs-devel-3.5.1-2.3
kdebase-3.5.1-5
kdevelop-3.3.1-1.2
kdeutils-devel-3.5.1-1.2
kdenetwork-3.5.1-1.2
kdesdk-devel-3.5.1-1.2
04:22 PM ~ :

I'm not sure what to make of this other than everything starts with 'k'!
 
Old 06-16-2006, 04:50 PM   #5
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Section 4.5 on this page gives a description of the various packages.
 
Old 06-17-2006, 08:42 AM   #6
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Thank you Nylex

Thank your for your assistance Nylex!
 
Old 06-17-2006, 12:29 PM   #7
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Some KDE apps require qt, kdelibs and some may need kdebase (although not many), so if you intend to use some kde apps, you shouldn't remove these packages.
 
  


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