How to determine what to delete in a partition to install Ubuntu,

Richard Barmann reb at
Mon Oct 5 17:12:24 UTC 2015

On 10/05/2015 12:42 PM, silver.bullet at wrote:
> Now we know the following about your set-up:
>    Graphics    : 1. An unknown on-board graphics
>                  2. Nvidia GeForce 6200
>    Printer     : HP Officejet 4630
>    Monitor     : Emprex LM2201
>    DE          : Xfce
>    Ubuntu      : 15.04
>    Architecture: i686
>    Linux       : 3.19.0-25-generic
> Now please run
>    wmctrl -m
> It is not installed. I did sudo apt-get install wmctrl and after several pages of code it went back to  not "installed".
> and
>    cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Do not have it.
> and post the output. You not necessarily must have a xorg.conf.
>  From your first email of this thread:
>    "I have Xfce, Kubuntu 15.10, and Windows XP on my PC. I would like to
>    eliminate Xfce and install Ubuntu 15.04 in its place."
> You don't need to install 15.04, since it's already installed.
> You could purge Xfce and install Unity, but that might not solve the
> issues. IOW we still need to know what apps you are using and what
> doesn't work as expected.
> When I open Xfce desktop all the files (pdf./img/data/volume are blank with an X across them.
They will still open the file as usuall.
> You mentioned issues with the graphics card (driver) and with printing.
> What apps are you using when something doesn't work and what exactly
> doesn't work? At least I didn't understand what exactly happens.
> Regards,
> Ralf

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