I installed Kubuntu on my PC, but didn't like the default KDE Plasma desktop environment. So I installed xfce desktop environment and I really liked it. So I want to now get rid of KDE. How do I do this?

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    Its better to not uninstall KDE desktop as many other applications depend on it. Jul 2, 2016 at 6:02

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Do sudo apt-get purge kde-desktop then reboot and login to another desktop. Hope this helps!


Login in your plasma desktop environment and then open terminal/konsole and enter the following commands:

sudo apt-get remove kde-full
sudo apt-get remove plasma-*
sudo apt-get autoremove

then reboot the system and you can enjoy XCFE desktop environment.

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