View Full Version : [ubuntu] how to remove unnecessary packages (based on their functionality wise) from ubuntu?

July 11th, 2008, 11:00 AM
I have tried the synaptic packet manager and removed lot of packages installed, but i got lot of problems even i cant able to access my hdd, later i have recoverd.

my question is how to remove packages as functionality wise?
I dont have network - how to remove the complete network packages?
I dont want Audio & Video - how to remove the complete Audio & Video packages?

and so on...

July 11th, 2008, 11:28 AM
You could try some of the tips in this thread:


As far as removing specific unneeded packages, AFAIK the only way to do it is to tirelessly peruse Synaptic.