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How to remove Gnome from Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I need to use Ubuntu Desktop on my server for certain reasons because I can't use Ubuntu Server, but to make it more efficient I would like to remove the desktop environment and boot straight to the ...
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1answer
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Help. I installed Gnome on my computer and now i would like to uninstall it since now I have cinnamon. [duplicate]

problem is i havent been able to delete it. I dont remember how I installed it but now I would just like to get rid of it. FYI. Im using a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04
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1answer
25 views

How to remove WinThumbnails gnome extension

I have just installed winthumbnails extension and unlike other extensions it can't be uninstalled via https://extensions.gnome.org/. Is there some other way to uninstall because it really bothers me ...
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1answer
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Remove Gnome from Ubuntu Gnome after switching to Cinnamon

I installed Cinnamon on top of Gnome in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I would like to remove the unnecessary parts of gnome, primarily the settings which show as duplicates with the cinnamon ones, making it ...
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votes
1answer
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Ubuntu admin session not loading after uninstall gnome shell

I'm having a big big issue on my Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to uninstall gnome shell from my computer. So according to a forum (I don't remember which one), I uninstalled it from the Package Manager and ...
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0answers
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Unistalling gnome/ Ubuntu desktop

Hello I have installed the ubuntu desktop and realized that i don't want it. I have read and tried the command sudo tasksel, and I unchecked the desktop tabed to OK and pressed enter. In the command ...
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0answers
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Uninstalling Firefox means installing KDE

I'm running Ubuntu with Gnome-shell. For reasons outside of this question, I needed to temporarily uninstall Firefox. I had no other browser installed at that time. On entering sudo apt-get ...
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votes
1answer
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Uninstall empathy without affecting dependencies

I am trying to uninstall empathy from my Ubuntu 12.10. So I issued the following command sudo apt-get purge empathy Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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2answers
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How Can I Remove Epiphany Without Removing Gnome?

I have Gnome Shell installed, and I want to remove the Epiphany browser. But when I click uninstall in the software center its says that Gnome-core is a dependency of Epiphany, so it will be ...
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votes
2answers
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Installed KDE on 12.04, how do I remove Gnome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove GNOME completely? After following this guide to install KDE and trying it out for a while, I want to remove Gnome (Unity, not 3--I'm not sure if the ...
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vote
1answer
143 views

Ubuntu Server on a VM?

I have installed Ubuntu Server on a VM and given it 100 Gb of disk and 2Gb of RAM. I also installed GNOME. My primary reason for the installation was to install a bunch of different NoSQL databases ...
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votes
1answer
803 views

How do I remove unwanted options from the splash screen? Cinnamon 1.61 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove session entries from LightDM? I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and cinnamon 1.61. Now, I have the following Desktop Environments as options in my login ...
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0answers
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How to remove unity and the default desktop environment of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? How to completely remove desktop? I have installed LXDE from Ubuntu software center,(didn't install the addons i.e. chromium, GUI login ...
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votes
2answers
686 views

Can I completely remove Gnome and leave xmonad?

I've installed xmonad. I'm trilled with it. I can now use it as my one and only WM. I'm just wondering is it going to work without problems if I totally remove Gnome. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.
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2answers
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Can I remove Gnome if Ubuntu is my original installation?

I installed Ubuntu with Unity and I have also installed Kubuntu. I prefer kubuntu and would like to remove Unity and all the gnome programmes. I was wondering, since it's my original Desktop ...
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votes
2answers
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How can I fix the gnome-shell?

I am using gnome-shell on Ubuntu 11.10. After I installed some of the extensions, whenever it logs in; it would not show the userbar (the one with the clock etc). I tried doing the following: How to ...
0
votes
1answer
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Uninstall Unity without ubuntu-desktop and use Gnome Shell instead [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? When I try to remove unity in Synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center it says that it want to remove ubuntu-desktop too which depends on all desktop ...
6
votes
2answers
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Can I uninstall Compiz if only using Gnome-Shell?

I already know that I can uninstall Unity if I'm using Gnome-Shell exclusively, but I'm also wondering if it's safe to uninstall Compiz when I'm only using Gnome-Shell, since as far as I know, ...
5
votes
2answers
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How to remove and reinstall GNOME 3?

I need to remove GNOME 3, so I can re-install it, for I experienced a huge power surge that disrupted my session in GNOME 3, and currently, the GNOME 3 interface is acting strangely.
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votes
1answer
135 views

After Removing Gnome3, Gnome couldn't load!

After Uninstalling Gnome3, i reboot computer and appeared Proxy user below mine and didn't know its pass. After i logged in with my name, terminal just opened. Then i tried installing ubuntu desktop ...