Trying to remove samba on GG wants to remove Kubuntu-desktop

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Jul 10 18:09:08 BST 2008

Nigel Henry wrote:
> Well this is a bit weird. I don't use MS Windows, so don't need Samba,
> and being on dialup, Samba updates are not needed. So I open synaptic,
> and check remove samba-common. Now I'm told that kubuntu-desktop, and
> smbclient are going to be removed. Now I've no problems with smbclient
> being removed, but why the hell does removing samba, also want to
> remove my desktop.

You can remove kubuntu-desktop without loosing any installed program. The 
package kubuntu-desktop is a meta-package which depends on all packages 
needed to install the desktop.


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