Re: How can I delete Evolution?
Eugen Rahaian wrote:
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Kev wrote in the above message:
after a converstaion on #debian, I found out info about these
gnome > gnome-desktop-environment > gnome-core and
gnome-desktop-environment has a dependency for evolution.
So you can remove gnome-desktop-environment, install gnome-core and just
remember to add stuff that gnome-core does not have that you want to
keep up to date.
I was going to delete gnome-desktop-environment but when I simulated it:
# apt-get -s remove gnome-desktop-environment
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 165 not upgraded.
Remv gnome [1:188.8.131.52]
Remv gnome-desktop-environment [1:184.108.40.206]
... apt is removing gnome package also, because gnome depends on
Is there a *simple* way to remove gnome-desktop-environment, so I can
remove Evolution and anything else I want? If not, I would just leave
AFAIK gnome and gnome-destktop-environment are just meta packages to
simplify installation, and removing them will not remove Gnome. If it
did there would be more than 2 files to remove :).