[kubuntu-users] Re: KDE and too many programs

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 22 07:40:13 UTC 2006

On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 08:18:12AM +0200, O. Sinclair wrote:
> > Are metapackages safe to remove? Then customize the package choice as I wish, 
> > while paying, of course, close attention to the dependancies involved? Ubuntu 
> > seems to act as if they are crucial to the upgrades being handled properly.

Yes they are safe to remove.

> am looking forward to more tech-savvy replies to this than I can give 
> you. All I know is that I to some extent consider it a pain in the .... 
> that I can not remove bluetooth that I have no use for whatsoever, nor 
> can I completely remove the new Kpowerguidance, without breaking 
> kde-desktop and a whole bunch of useful/necessary applications, such as 
> System Settings.
> I don't know why our dear KDE/Kubuntu developers insist on some of these 
>   apps being so necessary that you cannot remove them without messing up 
> your system. To my knowledge extremely few desktops and not all laptops 
> (far from) are sold with bluetooth.

I've now marked kdebluetooth and kde-guidance-powermanager to be
recommends not depends on kubuntu-desktop for feisty.


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