remove kubuntu

John Heinen hensandpat at
Mon Feb 8 16:51:13 UTC 2010

NoOp wrote:
> 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
Thanks Avi, and sorry I was not thinking right, I received the above and
the previous message through opensuse, so I gues I have to resend you
message and receive it in kubuntu..................after I have resolved
how to install the old fashion dial-up. John

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