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Re: Wheezy-beta3 kde install.



On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@alice-dsl.net> wrote:
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 ;).

I did not want to install GNOME. That is why I downloaded KDE cd. But to my surprice, it installed GNOME not KDE.


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L V Gandhi


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