Newby help: Changing to Thunderbird instead of Eveloution

tux tux2 at
Fri Oct 24 23:13:28 UTC 2008

I think I must have marked it for complete removal because I did lose
half my desktop.

I just don't like wasting space with unused programs but I may not mess
with uninstalling it for a while.


On Sat, 2008-10-25 at 00:01 +0100, Steve Flynn wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 11:36 PM, tux <tux2 at> wrote:
> >
> > The last time I uninstalled Evolution I saw Synaptic was going to
> > uninstall the Ubuntu desktop even though I had not checked it. How do I
> > uninstall Evolution and not uninstall my desktop?
> Start up Synaptic
> Mark "Evolution" for removal
> Apply
> Parts of the Evolution deps are also deps for other addons like
> Gnome-Panel and so forth... If you mark for Complete Removal you'll
> take down half of your desktop.
> Be aware, there's nothing stopping you from installing Thunderbird
> and/or any other Mozilla code and just leaving Evolution lying there,
> unused and untouched, if you feel a little uneasy about removing it.
> -- 
> Steve
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