Re: Wheezy-beta3 kde install.
On Wed, 2012-11-14 at 08:43 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-11-14 at 10:04 +0530, L V Gandhi wrote:
> > I downloaded wheezy beta3 kde cd and installed. But i got gnome
> > desktop. How to install KDE and remove gnome safely.
> Simply install KDE with Synaptic, apt-get or what ever you like and then
> simply remove GNOME. "Simply" removing GNOME won't cause
> inconsistencies, but maybe you have to remove a lot of packages
> manually, since removing meta-packages won't remove network-manager,
> evolution, gcalctool etc., so you better don't install GNOME in the
> first place.
> I agree that we shouldn't install GNOME to a Linux anymore. Upstream
> forces hard dependencies to PA and systemd, big intransparent buggy
> blobs. I bet Debian soon or later will switch to systemd too. Current
> Evolution 3.6 can't share Emails with e.g. Evolution 3.2.3, GNOME
> nowadays is crap. A long time ago I switched to Xfce4, unfortunately I
> can't use it's maildir with other maildir compatible MUAs.
Evolution's maildir ;).