removing kde problems

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Mar 13 14:20:12 UTC 2008

Jamie Griffin wrote:

> can someone help.. i'm trying to remove the KDE desktop but despite using
> aptidue purge kubuntu-desktop and apt-get -P kubuntu desktop it is still
> installed?
> looking at the package manager there are still many programs still on the
> system, how can remove this?

kubuntu-desktop is _not_ the KDE desktop (obvious, isn't it :-) )

#aptitude purge kdebase

should do the job.

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