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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Can you give me the list for Hardy ?

    Thanks in advance ..
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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage


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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Quote Originally Posted by subru77 View Post
    Can you give me the list for Hardy ?

    Thanks in advance ..
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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Thanks, I will try this .. Appreciate the quick help.

    EDIT: It worked... thanks you all
    Last edited by subru77; July 3rd, 2008 at 03:36 AM. Reason: Update
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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Will this work with any metapackage (i.e. opengeu-desktop)?

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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Quote Originally Posted by aysiu View Post
    I think it's a combination of a bunch of things:

    1. Some people just don't know about aptitude.
    2. Most of the documentation uses apt-get, so people are just used to it and recommend it out of habit.
    3. Fear of the unknown. If apt-get "works" for people, they want to try something new that may screw up their system.
    Also I've been in a situation where I've installed something from source and lost a dependency because I removed it inadvertendly through aptitude

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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    hello im in ubuntu 10.04 and tried xubuntu desktop but now want to get rid of it i tried

    sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common cdrdao gqview graveman gtk2-engines-xfce ivman libdbh1.0-1 libenchant1c2 libexo0.3-0 libgpgme11 libid3tag0 libmad0 libmodplug0c2 liboggflac3 libsensors3 libxcomposite1 libxfce4mcs-client-2 libxfce4mcs-manager-2 libxfce4util-1 libxfcegui4-3 libxine1c2 mousepad rox-filer sox sylpheed sylpheed-i18n vorbis-tools xfcalendar xfce4 xfce4-appfinder xfce4-artwork xfce4-battery-plugin xfce4-clipman-plugin xfce4-datetime-plugin xfce4-diskperf-plugin xfce4-fsguard-plugin xfce4-genmon-plugin xfce4-goodies xfce4-icon-theme xfce4-iconbox xfce4-mcs-manager xfce4-mcs-plugins xfce4-minicmd-plugin xfce4-mixer xfce4-netload-plugin xfce4-notes-plugin xfce4-panel xfce4-panel-menu-plugin xfce4-sensors-plugin xfce4-session xfce4-showdesktop-plugin xfce4-systemload-plugin xfce4-systray xfce4-taskbar-plugin xfce4-taskmanager xfce4-terminal xfce4-toys xfce4-trigger-launcher xfce4-utils xfce4-wavelan-plugin xfce4-weather-plugin xfce4-windowlist-plugin xfce4-xkb-plugin xfdesktop4 xffm4 xfmedia xfprint4 xfwm4 xfwm4-themes xubuntu-artwork-usplash xubuntu-desktop

    but didn't work i got this error


    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package cdrdao is not installed, so not removed
    Package gqview is not installed, so not removed
    E: Couldn't find package graveman
    charlie@bsw:~$

    thanks ^_^
    We learn by doing, only knowledge which is used sticks to your mind ^_^

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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    Quote Originally Posted by cbbnewbie View Post
    hello im in ubuntu 10.04 and tried xubuntu desktop but now want to get rid of it i tried

    sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common cdrdao gqview graveman gtk2-engines-xfce ivman libdbh1.0-1 libenchant1c2 libexo0.3-0 libgpgme11 libid3tag0 libmad0 libmodplug0c2 liboggflac3 libsensors3 libxcomposite1 libxfce4mcs-client-2 libxfce4mcs-manager-2 libxfce4util-1 libxfcegui4-3 libxine1c2 mousepad rox-filer sox sylpheed sylpheed-i18n vorbis-tools xfcalendar xfce4 xfce4-appfinder xfce4-artwork xfce4-battery-plugin xfce4-clipman-plugin xfce4-datetime-plugin xfce4-diskperf-plugin xfce4-fsguard-plugin xfce4-genmon-plugin xfce4-goodies xfce4-icon-theme xfce4-iconbox xfce4-mcs-manager xfce4-mcs-plugins xfce4-minicmd-plugin xfce4-mixer xfce4-netload-plugin xfce4-notes-plugin xfce4-panel xfce4-panel-menu-plugin xfce4-sensors-plugin xfce4-session xfce4-showdesktop-plugin xfce4-systemload-plugin xfce4-systray xfce4-taskbar-plugin xfce4-taskmanager xfce4-terminal xfce4-toys xfce4-trigger-launcher xfce4-utils xfce4-wavelan-plugin xfce4-weather-plugin xfce4-windowlist-plugin xfce4-xkb-plugin xfdesktop4 xffm4 xfmedia xfprint4 xfwm4 xfwm4-themes xubuntu-artwork-usplash xubuntu-desktop

    but didn't work i got this error


    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package cdrdao is not installed, so not removed
    Package gqview is not installed, so not removed
    E: Couldn't find package graveman
    charlie@bsw:~$

    thanks ^_^
    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/puregnome

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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    sudo aptitude remove xubuntu-desktop && sudo aptitude install ubuntu-desktop
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  10. #20
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    Re: Remove Xubuntu-desktop Metapackage

    thanks sisco311 that worked!
    We learn by doing, only knowledge which is used sticks to your mind ^_^

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