Removing Ubuntu Desktop Packages

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Nov 4 21:21:37 UTC 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 09:10:11PM +0000, Luis Rodrigues wrote:

> In debian the gnome-panel does not depend on evolution-data-server. I
> don't use evolution and what to remove it but can't :( Is there any way to
> do this?

No, not presently.

> When I installed ubuntu I also noticed that it ocupied a lot of disk space
> 1.5GB, I started searching for the problem and found many similar packages
> that people usually use one of them(eg: vim and emacs). Are you planning
> to solve this for hoary?

vim and emacs are a deliberate exception to the rule, because they both have
such a strong traditional UNIX presence.

Did you find any other examples?

 - mdz

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