[ubuntu-uk] evolution and gnome

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Jul 15 09:08:41 BST 2009


Paul Sutton wrote:
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> Hi
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> I just tried on 8.10 to remove evolution but synaptic told me it would
> also remove gnome and gnome desktop environment,  why would this happen,
>  when i have lots of other stuff that also uses gnome.  I said no, but
> is this a bug in the dependencies.
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> Paul
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Any reason why you want to remove it?

I'm sure I have removed Evolution before but I believe it removes 
ubuntu-desktop too (which is the meta package for the desktop) although 
I can't remember exactly how I did it and I haven't got a machine I can 
try it on at the moment.  AFAIK it isn't a bug.

Rob



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