Tuesday, July 3, 2012

How to remove bloatware that comes with Ubuntu

How to safely strip(uninstall) Ubuntu Bloatware

Package List (Last Updated 10/4/2012):

sudo apt-get remove --purge --ignore-missing gbrainy aisleriot gbrainy gnome-games-* gnome-sudoku gnomine libgme0 mahjongg bogofilter* empathy* thunderbird* remmina gwibber* tomboy avahi-daemon transmission-* whoopsie samba* modemmanager ubuntuone* rhythmbox* activity-log-manager-common python-zeitgeist zeitgeist-core deja-dup pidgin* apport*
* Note: this is for standard Unity

Remove Unity Completely:
http://blog.burrowsapps.com/2012/09/ubuntu-completely-remove-unity.html

Make sure to have a new Desktop(default theme):
http://blog.burrowsapps.com/2012/09/ubuntu-install-gnome-3.html

3 comments:

  1. unity-lens-shopping

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  2. @Anonymous
    The reason why I did not include that package is because it will try and remove "ubuntu-desktop" meta package.

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  3. You can safely remove the ubuntu-desktop meta package without any consequences. Nothing should change.

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Please add fixes and suggestions :)