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Re: No flamewar please!

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 03:11:23PM +0000, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> James Allsopp wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using gnome but want to remove all traces of mono from my system,
> > I've a clean install of Squeeze.
> > 
> > Can I,
> >  apt-get purge mono-2.0-gac mono-gac mono-runtime tomboy
> > 
> > No offence, if you want to use it fine, but I'd like rid of it. Tried
> > running with simulate and it seems to want to get rid of gnome too.
> > 
> As I recall, mono is part of the Gnome meta-package, so removal of
> gnome requires the removal of package 'gnome'. This doesn't remove any
> of the real packages that make up the Gnome DE, though (except those
> that do require Mono, of which ISTR there are non-mono alternatives).
> This is all based on heresay, though, I don't use Gnome and have never
> uninstalled Mono.
I'm not sure if squeeze has this, but lenny has got a meta package
called gnome-desktop-environment.  It basically installs gnome with not
as many default apps, and doesn't include any mono apps.

Maybe this could be useful to you.


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