remove kubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Feb 7 20:54:01 UTC 2010

On 02/07/2010 01:16 PM, John Heinen wrote:
> Avi Greenbury wrote:
>> John Heinen wrote:
>>> I have ubuntu  and kubuntu along with win xp on the drive, I need to
>>> remove kubuntu, I read somewhere that is was easy, how do I do it.
>>> Thanks
>> It depends what method you followed to have both. 
>> If you installed the kubuntu desktop environment into a Ubuntu install,
>> you will tell the system which one you want to use at the login screen,
>> probably by using a menu called 'session' or similar. You will have got
>> there through installing a package called 'kubuntu-desktop', and the
>> best way to remove it is to run the command in NoOp's link:
>> If you installed the Kubuntu OS alongside a Ubuntu install, you will
>> tell the system which one you want to use just after turning the system
>> on, at a text-only menu. You will have got there through booting from a
>> Kubuntu CD and installing next to Ubuntu. To remove this, you will need
>> to use a partitioning tool (such as Gparted) to format the partitions
>> you've installed Kubuntu onto. You will lose any data associated with
>> the Kubuntu install by default, but there are ways to preserve some of
>> it.
> How then would I past the command ' past this command....' as refered to
> in psychocats from there to what, into kubuntu? T o remove kubuntu?

Put your mouse at the start (sudo), click, hold down the left button,
slide mouse to the far right, let go of left mouse button, and on the
keyboard Ctrl-C. Past the resulting into a terminal. Should look like this:

$ sudo apt-get remove akonadi-server akregator amarok amarok-common
amarok-utils apport-kde apturl-kde ark cdrdao dolphin dragonplayer exiv2
foomatic-db-gutenprint gdebi-kde gnupg-agent gtk2-engines-qtcurve
gwenview hpijs-ppds ibus-qt4 ijsgutenprint imagemagick install-package
jockey-kde k3b k3b-data kaddressbook kamera kate kcm-gtk
kde-icons-oxygen kde-style-qtcurve kde-window-manager kde-zeroconf
kdebase-bin kdebase-data kdebase-plasma kdebase-runtime
kdebase-runtime-bin-kde4 kdebase-runtime-data
kdebase-runtime-data-common kdebase-workspace-bin kdebase-workspace-data
kdebase-workspace-kgreet-plugins kdebase-workspace-libs4+5 kdebluetooth
kdegraphics-strigi-plugins kdelibs-bin kdelibs5 kdelibs5-data
kdemultimedia-kio-plugins kdepasswd kdepim-groupware kdepim-kresources
kdepim-runtime kdepim-runtime-data kdepim-runtime-libs4
kdepim-strigi-plugins kdepim-wizards kdepimlibs-data kdepimlibs5 kdesudo
kdm kfind khelpcenter4 kipi-plugins klipper kmag kmail kmix kmousetool
knotes konq-plugins konq-plugins-l10n konqueror konqueror-nsplugins
konqueror-plugin-searchbar konqueror-plugins konsole kontact kopete
korganizer kpackagekit kppp krdc krfb ksnapshot ksysguard ksysguardd
ksystemlog ktimetracker ktorrent ktorrent-data kubuntu-artwork-usplash
kubuntu-default-settings kubuntu-desktop kubuntu-docs
kubuntu-firefox-installer kubuntu-konqueror-shortcuts kvkbd
kwalletmanager kwin-style-qtcurve language-selector-qt
libakonadiprivate1 libao2 libaudio2 libboost-program-options1.38.0
libclucene0ldbl libepub0 libexiv2-5 libfftw3-3 libflac++6
libindicate-qt0 libjpeg-progs libk3b6 libkabcommon4 libkcddb4 libkdcraw7
libkdecorations4 libkdepim4 libkexiv2-7 libkipi6 libkleo4
libknotificationitem1 libkonq5 libkonq5-templates libkonqsidebarplugin4
libkontactinterfaces4 libkopete4 libkorundum4-ruby1.8 libkpgp4 libksane0
libksieve4 libkwineffects1 liblancelot0 liblastfm0 liblzma0 libmimelib4
libmodplug0c2 libmpcdec3 libmsn0.1 libokularcore1 libotr2
libpackagekit-glib11 libpackagekit-qt11 libplasma3 libpolkit-dbus2
libpolkit-grant2 libpolkit-qt0 libpolkit2 libpoppler-qt4-3 libqca2
libqca2-plugin-ossl libqimageblitz4 libqscintilla2-5 libqt4-assistant
libqt4-dbus libqt4-designer libqt4-help libqt4-network libqt4-opengl
libqt4-phonon libqt4-qt3support libqt4-ruby1.8 libqt4-script
libqt4-scripttools libqt4-sql libqt4-sql-mysql libqt4-sql-sqlite
libqt4-svg libqt4-test libqt4-webkit libqt4-xml libqt4-xmlpatterns
libqtcore4 libqtgui4 libqtscript4-core libqtscript4-gui
libqtscript4-network libqtscript4-sql libqtscript4-uitools
libqtscript4-xml libruby1.8 libscim8c2a libsmokekde4-2 libsmokeqt4-2
libsoprano4 libstreamanalyzer0 libstreams0 libstrigiqtdbusclient0
libtag-extras1 libtidy-0.99-0 libvncserver0 libxcb-shape0 libxcb-shm0
libxcb-xv0 libxine1 libxine1-bin libxine1-console libxine1-misc-plugins
libxine1-x libzip1 mysql-server-core-5.1 okular okular-extra-backends oxygen-cursor-theme
packagekit packagekit-backend-apt phonon-backend-xine pinentry-gtk2
pinentry-qt4 plasma-dataengines-addons plasma-dataengines-workspace
plasma-scriptengine-python plasma-widget-facebook
plasma-widget-folderview plasma-widget-googlecalendar
plasma-widget-indicatordisplay plasma-widget-kimpanel
plasma-widget-kubuntu-qa-feedback plasma-widget-lancelot
plasma-widget-networkmanagement plasma-widget-quickaccess
plasma-widgets-addons plasma-widgets-workspace policykit printer-applet
python-kde4 python-packagekit python-qt4 python-qt4-dbus python-sip4
quassel quassel-data ruby ruby1.8 software-properties-kde soprano-daemon
speedcrunch system-config-printer-kde systemsettings ttf-arphic-uming
ttf-dejavu ttf-dejavu-extra update-manager-kde update-notifier-kde
usb-creator-kde userconfig && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

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