Running KDE

Antony Gelberg antony at
Fri Apr 7 12:10:27 UTC 2006

Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Antony Gelberg wrote:
>>> sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop
>>> You'll want to log back into Gnome before running this.
>> Is kubuntu-desktop not a meta-package?
> Yes. Is there a problem with that?

Removing a meta-package doesn't automatically remove its dependencies,
at least not with apt-get.  If it is installed and removed with
aptitude, you might have more luck, as aptitude remembers what you
specifically asked it to install as opposed to dependencies that it
pulled in.

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