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When you install a package, it may also need to install dependencies for it to work - for instance installing torcs (e.g. with sudo apt-get install torcs), it needs torcs-data etc to work - they are also installed, and are fairly large in size (so also take time to download etc). When removing torcs (e.g. with sudo apt-get remove torcs), it will likely ...


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I think that dependencies are really too tangled to the presence of a desktop for making this thing possible. You can check the remove command in simulation mode, for example: apt-get -s purge ubuntu-desktop whatever more ...but in my experience you end deleting too much. BTW, trying to remove ubuntu-desktop does nothing because it is just a ...


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Well you could try and remove them from terminal. It seems that all the files you want to remove start with fonts-tlwg so you could do: sudo apt-get remove fonts-tlwg-* And that does the trick.


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first install synaptic, it's a software manager like software center by this command sudo apt-get install synaptic or install it from software center, after installing open synaptic from main menu, enter your password, from the top bar press search and enter your keyword, then select all, right click and mark for removal, in the end click apply.


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While writing this Question up, I decided that 'sudo find / -name deluge' wasn't good enough, so I ran sudo find / -name deluge* where I notice that for some reason Deluge had left two startup scripts in /etc/init/, deluged.conf as well as one for deluge web, deluge-web.conf A quick sudo rm deluged && sudo rm deluge-web took care of it quite nicely. ...


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apt-get remove wine* does not do what you think it will do. It treats wine* as a regular expression, and so removes all packages containing win. Here's a list of packages you removed (scripted out from the log of both commands): http://paste.ubuntu.com/8716702/ At first glance, I'd say you should install xubuntu-desktop, which will bring a lot of your ...


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Boot from your XP disc Install it normally into exactly the same disk partition as it was before. Installator will ask you if to format patition. Do it. Boot from your Ubuntu disk. Restore the bootloader. Like this You can see the layout of your disk partitions with lsblk console command or Gparted application.


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sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next


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Try this command: sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice4.2* What this does is matching of the libreoffice packages with the version 4.2 and removes them. After removing it is advised to reboot. Source: http://www.askmetutorials.com/2014/03/install-uninstall-libreoffice-422-on.html If the "older" version that you want to remove is different than 4.2 or ...



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