Removing single program from multi program packages

Mike Jones eternalorb at
Mon Mar 23 12:13:07 UTC 2009

Right. My intention was to say "Why in the world do I have this restriction
on what I can and cannot have on my system?"

Overall it doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things, but in this
specific case, it bothers me that I'm incapable of completely removing
freecell while leaving the other gnome-desktop default games as they are.


On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 3:45 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at> wrote:

> Mike Jones [2009-03-20 10:56 -0400]:
> > Why exactly is it that I can't remove freecell but leave the other games?
> As other people already said, you can't remove individual programs
> from a package.
> However, you can right-click on the app menu, "edit", and hide the
> freecell program if you don't like it.
> Martin
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