I want to replace Nautilus with PCManFM on a clean Ubuntu 11.10 install. Removing Nautilus will remove
gnome-session as well though, and I'm not completely sure about this. Is it safe to remove
The removal of gnome-session will remove Unity and Unity 2D. On a clean install you will not have any sessions to log into!
You could install
After removing nautilus you will be left with two sessions to log into - gnome-classic and gnome-classic (no effects).
Since you have removed nautilus - you will not be able to right-click and drop files and folders onto the desktop.
You could add to