Uninstall all Gnome

Uninstall all Gnome

Postby walrus_t on Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:50 pm

Hi everyone,

I have LMDE for... I don't remember, but a long time. I'd really like to uninstall all gnome-related stuff, that is not needed anymore by Cinnamon. Any suggestions to do that?
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Re: Uninstall all Gnome

Postby killer de bug on Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:14 am

Read the UP note available in MintUpdate. The packages you can remove are listed in there!
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Re: Uninstall all Gnome

Postby kurotsugi on Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:13 am

after uninstall those package mentioned by killer de bug you can further clean your system by:
1. install deborphan
2. run 'sudo aptitude purge $(deborphan --guess-all)' several times until no package got removed.
if it tell you run 'apt-get autoremove' just do it.
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Re: Uninstall all Gnome

Postby walrus_t on Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:11 pm

Thanks for your replies. Will try it right away!
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Re: Uninstall all Gnome

Postby walrus_t on Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:43 pm

Worked perfectly... Definitely feel "cleaner" but I still have things like two "Users and Groups" entries in Administration menu...
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