Evolution?

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Evolution?

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I'm sorry to show my ignorance but from what I see Mint uses Thunderbird as default with Evolution not installed (a great choice btw), yet in the update manager I see a few evolution packages. What applications require them?
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Re: Evolution?

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About Me depends on evolution data server or whatever it is called..
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Re: Evolution?

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MagnusB wrote:About Me depends on evolution data server or whatever it is called..
So it is enough to get rid of About me and nothing else will need evolution packages?
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Re: Evolution?

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The evolution packages is either backends or libraries, why would you remove them? You don't have evolution installed, just parts of it..
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Re: Evolution?

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MagnusB wrote:The evolution packages is either backends or libraries, why would you remove them? You don't have evolution installed, just parts of it..
For many reasons, to save disk space is one, because I do not like things I don't need lying around is another :)
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Re: Evolution?

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I think you will save less than 1 MB or maybe up to 50 or 60 MB, not sure. Installed software barely takes up any space in Linux. You would probably save more by running:

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sudo aptitude autoremove
once in a while..

And About Me is integrated in GNOME, so basically this software is a part of the GNOME DE.
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Re: Evolution?

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MagnusB wrote:I think you will save less than 1 MB or maybe up to 50 or 60 MB, not sure. Installed software barely takes up any space in Linux. You would probably save more by running:

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sudo aptitude autoremove
once in a while..

And About Me is integrated in GNOME, so basically this software is a part of the GNOME DE.
Should that be....

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 sudo aptitude autoclean
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Re: Evolution?

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StevOz wrote:
MagnusB wrote:I think you will save less than 1 MB or maybe up to 50 or 60 MB, not sure. Installed software barely takes up any space in Linux. You would probably save more by running:

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sudo aptitude autoremove
once in a while..

And About Me is integrated in GNOME, so basically this software is a part of the GNOME DE.
Should that be....

Code: Select all

 sudo aptitude autoclean
?
Err, thanks, it shout. autoremove is only on apt-get, you can run that as well:

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sudo apt-get autoremove
That removes obsolete libraries, etc.

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sudo aptitude autoclean
That removes outdated packages from you local repository.
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