Re: HOWTO: Fix all PulseAudio-related issues in 2 minutes
The ubuntu-desktop package is a meta package meaning that it is used to install the total ubuntu desktop, removing it, however, does not remove the ubuntu (gnome) packages from your system. It is in actual fact quite harmless to do so.
Originally Posted by cotcot
Just make sure that all it is removing is the ubuntu-desktop meta package and nothing else. You can also find this information in the package description within synaptic.
I for one don't have it on my system anymore, I think I removed it along with Evolution or some other part of the basic ubuntu install.
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