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I just format my root partition (and keep my Home partition), and reinstalled Ubuntu 10.10. But the theme of macbuntu is still there.

If I try to run it's "" even with "--force" I get "The script is not able to determine what version is currently installed" (the version is 10.10).

By the way, I also deleted ".macbuntu" from my Home directory, but I'm still not able to uninstall it.

Any hint?

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If it is a GTK+ theme, then it would have left some files in ~/.themes, possibly also in ~/.icons and others.

To be certain, you can manually open the uninstall script, look for all folders that are marked for removal, and manually clean these up your self.

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It solved partially, the colors, icons and fonts are back. Now I'm looking the script and trying to see how to get the gnome-panel back to the normal. – Tom Brito Nov 30 '11 at 17:48
@TomBrito: If you are on GNOME 2.xx, you will need to delete the gnome-panel gconf directory. – RolandiXor Nov 30 '11 at 17:50
Ok, I manually run some more commands of the script (of the end of it) and looks like everything is ok now =) – Tom Brito Nov 30 '11 at 17:57
@that would be your system's shortcuts. It's in system settings somewhere. If you are using compiz, you need to enable gnome compatibility in ccsm. – RolandiXor Nov 30 '11 at 18:17

macbuntu cannot determine the currently installed version probably because you deleted the ~/.macbuntu folder.

To still uninstall macbuntu, you need to tweak the uninstall script so it will omit the checks in the files:

  1. Back up your home directory (please really do that!):

    sudo cp -r ~ /home/backup
  2. Open the uninstall script and comment the following lines (put a # in front of them):

  3. Run the uninstall script Cross fingers ;)

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