Gnome makes me want to strangle kittens
kaoru at slackwise.net
Tue Jul 7 18:15:57 BST 2009
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:54 PM, David Cantrell<david at cantrell.org.uk> wrote:
> How does one de-Gnomeify a Ubuntu box? Its spectacularly broken
> focus-follows-mouse and hideously ugly window mangler and "panels"
> Just Have To Go.
I think in general, depending on how long the box has been around and
how much clutter it's accumulated, it's probably easiest to back up
your files and reinstall. Non-gnome flavours of Ubuntu can be found
around the web:
http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whatIsubuntu/serveredition (no Xorg
installed by default)
Disclaimer: I've not tried any of those except the server edition,
which I then installed Gnome onto.
The "correct" way to do it is to uninstall the "ubuntu-dekstop"
package and install the "kubuntu-desktop"/"xubuntu-desktop" etc.
packages, however my apt-fu isn't strong enough to actually trust that
that will do what you mean.
Hope that helps,
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