Getting Back to a Pure Kubuntu

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Note, this applies only to Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal). If you're using 12.04, go here. If you're using 11.10, go here. If you're using 10.04, go here.

These removal commands were created based on what Ubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. packages were added to a default Kubuntu installation. It's possible that the commands might remove some other packages you have since added to the default and want to keep. If that's the case, keep track of which packages those are and reinstall them. Theoretically, your settings should still be there. I am not responsible for any damage you do to your *buntu installation. If you're worried about breaking anything, do a full back up of your *buntu installation.

Remove Ubuntu
Paste this command into the terminal:

sudo apt-get remove activity-log-manager-common activity-log-manager-control-center adium-theme-ubuntu aisleriot apg apport-gtk aptdaemon aptdaemon-data apturl at-spi2-core bamfdaemon baobab bluez-gstreamer branding-ubuntu brasero brasero-cdrkit brasero-common checkbox checkbox-qt cmap-adobe-japan2 compiz compiz-core compiz-gnome compiz-plugins-default compiz-plugins-main-default compizconfig-backend-gconf deja-dup desktop-file-utils dmz-cursor-theme doc-base duplicity empathy empathy-common eog espeak espeak-data evince evince-common evolution-data-server evolution-data-server-common example-content file-roller firefox firefox-globalmenu firefox-gnome-support folks-common gcalctool gcc gcc-4.6 gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2 gconf2-common gedit gedit-common geoclue geoclue-ubuntu-geoip ginn gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 gir1.2-atk-1.0 gir1.2-atspi-2.0 gir1.2-dbusmenu-glib-0.4 gir1.2-dbusmenu-gtk-0.4 gir1.2-dee-1.0 gir1.2-freedesktop gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gmenu-3.0 gir1.2-gnomebluetooth-1.0 gir1.2-gnomekeyring-1.0 gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-0.10 gir1.2-gstreamer-0.10 gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-gtk-3.0 gir1.2-gtksource-3.0 gir1.2-gudev-1.0 gir1.2-indicate-0.7 gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-3.0 gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 gir1.2-notify-0.7 gir1.2-pango-1.0 gir1.2-peas-1.0 gir1.2-rb-3.0 gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-totem-1.0 gir1.2-totem-plparser-1.0 gir1.2-ubuntuoneui-3.0 gir1.2-unity-5.0 gir1.2-vte-2.90 gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gir1.2-wnck-3.0 gksu gnome-accessibility-themes gnome-bluetooth gnome-control-center gnome-control-center-data gnome-desktop3-data gnome-disk-utility gnome-font-viewer gnome-games-data gnome-icon-theme gnome-icon-theme-symbolic gnome-keyring gnome-media gnome-menus gnome-nettool gnome-online-accounts gnome-orca gnome-power-manager gnome-screensaver gnome-screenshot gnome-session gnome-session-bin gnome-session-canberra gnome-session-common gnome-settings-daemon gnome-sudoku gnome-system-log gnome-system-monitor gnome-terminal gnome-terminal-data gnome-user-guide gnome-user-share gnomine gstreamer0.10-gconf gstreamer0.10-nice gstreamer0.10-plugins-base-apps gstreamer0.10-tools gtk2-engines gtk2-engines-murrine gtk3-engines-unico gucharmap guile-1.8-libs gvfs gvfs-backends gvfs-bin gvfs-common gvfs-daemons gvfs-fuse gvfs-libs gwibber gwibber-service gwibber-service-facebook gwibber-service-identica gwibber-service-twitter humanity-icon-theme hwdata ibus ibus-gtk3 ibus-pinyin ibus-pinyin-db-android ibus-pinyin-db-open-phrase ibus-table indicator-application indicator-appmenu indicator-datetime indicator-messages indicator-power indicator-printers indicator-session indicator-sound indicator-status-provider-mc5 intel-gpu-tools jockey-gtk landscape-client-ui-install language-selector-gnome launchpad-integration libappindicator1 libappindicator3-1 libatk-adaptor libatk-adaptor-schemas libatkmm-1.6-1 libatspi2.0-0 libavahi-glib1 libavahi-gobject0 libavahi-ui-gtk3-0 libbamf0 libbamf3-0 libboost-serialization1.46.1 libbrasero-media3-1 libburn4 libc-dev-bin libc6-dev libcairo-perl libcairomm-1.0-1 libcamel-1.2-29 libcanberra-gtk-module libcanberra-gtk0 libcanberra-gtk3-0 libcanberra-gtk3-module libcap2-bin libcdio-cdda1 libcdio-paranoia1 libcdio13 libcompizconfig0 libcurl3 libcurl3-nss libdconf-dbus-1-0 libdconf-qt0 libdecoration0 libdee-1.0-4 libdmapsharing-3.0-2 libdotconf1.0 libebackend-1.2-1 libebook-1.2-12 libecal-1.2-10 libedata-book-1.2-11 libedata-cal-1.2-13 libedataserver-1.2-15 libedataserverui-3.0-1 libespeak1 libevent-2.0-5 libevince3-3 libexempi3 libfarstream-0.1-0 libfolks-eds25 libfolks-telepathy25 libfolks25 libframe6 libfreerdp-plugins-standard libfreerdp1 libgail-3-0 libgail-common libgail18 libgck-1-0 libgconf-2-4 libgconf2-4 libgcr-3-1 libgcr-3-common libgdata-common libgdata13 libgdu-gtk0 libgdu0 libgee2 libgeis1 libgeoclue0 libgexiv2-1 libgksu2-0 libglew1.6 libglewmx1.6 libglib-perl libglib2.0-bin libglib2.0-data libglibmm-2.4-1c2a libgmime-2.6-0 libgnome-bluetooth8 libgnome-control-center1 libgnome-desktop-3-2 libgnome-media-profiles-3.0-0 libgnome-menu-3-0 libgnome-menu2 libgnome2-common libgnomekbd-common libgnomekbd7 libgoa-1.0-0 libgoa-1.0-common libgomp1 libgpod-common libgpod4 libgrail5 libgrip0 libgssdp-1.0-3 libgtk-3-0 libgtk-3-bin libgtk-3-common libgtk2-perl libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-common libgtkmm-3.0-1 libgtksourceview-3.0-0 libgtksourceview-3.0-common libgtkspell-3-0 libgtop2-7 libgtop2-common libgucharmap-2-90-7 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libgweather-3-0 libgweather-common libgwibber-gtk2 libgwibber2 libibus-1.0-0 libido3-0.1-0 libindicate-gtk3 libindicator-messages-status-provider1 libindicator3-7 libindicator7 libisofs6 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libjson-glib-1.0-0 libjte1 libkpathsea5 liblaunchpad-integration-3.0-1 liblaunchpad-integration-common liblightdm-gobject-1-0 liblircclient0 liblouis-data liblouis2 liblua5.1-0 libmetacity-private0 libminiupnpc8 libmission-control-plugins0 libnautilus-extension1a libnice10 libnm-gtk-common libnm-gtk0 libnotify-bin libnotify4 libnux-2.0-0 libnux-2.0-common liboauth0 libopencc1 liboverlay-scrollbar-0.2-0 liboverlay-scrollbar3-0.2-0 libpackagekit-glib2-14 libpam-cap libpam-gnome-keyring libpango-perl libpangomm-1.4-1 libpeas-1.0-0 libpeas-common libpoppler-glib8 libportaudio2 libprotobuf7 libprotoc7 libproxy1-plugin-gsettings libproxy1-plugin-networkmanager libpurple-bin libpurple0 libqtbamf1 libqtdee2 libqtgconf1 libquadmath0 libquvi-scripts libquvi7 libraw5 libreoffice-gnome libreoffice-gtk libreoffice-style-human libreoffice-style-tango librest-0.7-0 librhythmbox-core5 librsvg2-common librsync1 libsdl1.2debian libsigc++-2.0-0c2a libsonic0 libstartup-notification0 libsyncdaemon-1.0-1 libt1-5 libtelepathy-farstream2 libtelepathy-glib0 libtelepathy-logger2 libtimezonemap1 libtotem-plparser17 libtotem0 libubuntuoneui-3.0-1 libunique-3.0-0 libunity-2d-private0 libunity-core-5.0-5 libunity-misc4 libunity9 libuuid-perl libvncserver0 libvte-2.90-9 libvte-2.90-common libwacom-common libwacom2 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common libwmf0.2-7 libwmf0.2-7-gtk libwnck-3-0 libwnck-3-common libwnck-common libwnck22 libxklavier16 libxres1 libyaml-tiny-perl libyelp0 libzeitgeist-1.0-1 libzephyr4 light-themes lightdm linux-libc-dev mahjongg make manpages-dev media-player-info metacity metacity-common mousetweaks nautilus nautilus-data nautilus-sendto nautilus-sendto-empathy nautilus-share network-manager-gnome network-manager-pptp-gnome notify-osd notify-osd-icons nux-tools onboard oneconf overlay-scrollbar pinyin-database pkg-config plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo policykit-1-gnome protobuf-compiler pulseaudio-module-gconf python-appindicator python-aptdaemon python-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets python-aptdaemon.pkcompat python-brlapi python-cairo python-configglue python-dateutil python-debtagshw python-defer python-dirspec python-egenix-mxdatetime python-egenix-mxtools python-gconf python-gi-cairo python-gnomekeyring python-gst0.10 python-gtk2 python-ibus python-libproxy python-libxml2 python-louis python-mako python-markupsafe python-notify python-openssl python-packagekit python-pam python-piston-mini-client python-protobuf python-pyatspi2 python-pyinotify python-serial python-speechd python-twisted-bin python-twisted-core python-twisted-names python-twisted-web python-ubuntu-sso-client python-ubuntuone-client python-ubuntuone-control-panel python-ubuntuone-storageprotocol python-virtkey python-zeitgeist qt-at-spi remmina remmina-common remmina-plugin-rdp remmina-plugin-vnc rhythmbox rhythmbox-data rhythmbox-mozilla rhythmbox-plugin-cdrecorder rhythmbox-plugin-magnatune rhythmbox-plugin-zeitgeist rhythmbox-plugins rhythmbox-ubuntuone seahorse sessioninstaller shotwell simple-scan sni-qt software-center software-center-aptdaemon-plugins software-properties-common software-properties-gtk speech-dispatcher ssh-askpass-gnome system-config-printer-gnome telepathy-gabble telepathy-haze telepathy-idle telepathy-indicator telepathy-logger telepathy-mission-control-5 telepathy-salut thunderbird thunderbird-globalmenu thunderbird-gnome-support totem totem-common totem-mozilla totem-plugins transmission-common transmission-gtk ubuntu-artwork ubuntu-desktop ubuntu-docs ubuntu-mono ubuntu-sounds ubuntu-sso-client ubuntu-sso-client-gtk ubuntu-system-service ubuntu-wallpapers ubuntu-wallpapers-precise ubuntuone-client ubuntuone-client-gnome ubuntuone-control-panel ubuntuone-couch ubuntuone-installer unity unity-2d unity-2d-common unity-2d-panel unity-2d-shell unity-2d-spread unity-asset-pool unity-common unity-greeter unity-lens-applications unity-lens-files unity-lens-music unity-lens-video unity-scope-musicstores unity-scope-video-remote unity-services update-manager update-notifier usb-creator-gtk vino whois whoopsie xdg-user-dirs-gtk xdiagnose xterm xul-ext-ubufox yelp yelp-xsl zeitgeist zeitgeist-core zeitgeist-datahub zenity zenity-common && sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

Remove Xubuntu
Paste this command into the terminal:

sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview aisleriot alacarte apg apport-gtk aptdaemon aptdaemon-data at-spi2-core bison blueman brltty-x11 catfish desktop-file-utils dmz-cursor-theme doc-base espeak espeak-data evince evince-common evolution-data-server evolution-data-server-common exo-utils file-roller firefox firefox-globalmenu firefox-gnome-support flex fonts-droid gcalctool gcc gcc-4.6 gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2 gconf2-common geoclue geoclue-ubuntu-geoip gigolo gimp gimp-data gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 gir1.2-atk-1.0 gir1.2-atspi-2.0 gir1.2-dbusmenu-glib-0.4 gir1.2-dbusmenu-gtk-0.4 gir1.2-dee-1.0 gir1.2-freedesktop gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gmenu-3.0 gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-gtk-3.0 gir1.2-gudev-1.0 gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-3.0 gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 gir1.2-notify-0.7 gir1.2-pango-1.0 gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-unity-5.0 gir1.2-vte-2.90 gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gir1.2-wnck-3.0 gksu gmusicbrowser gnome-accessibility-themes gnome-control-center gnome-control-center-data gnome-desktop-data gnome-desktop3-data gnome-games-data gnome-icon-theme gnome-icon-theme-symbolic gnome-keyring gnome-menus gnome-online-accounts gnome-session-bin gnome-settings-daemon gnome-sudoku gnome-system-tools gnome-time-admin gnome-user-guide gnomine gnumeric gnumeric-common gnumeric-doc gstreamer0.10-gnomevfs gstreamer0.10-nice gstreamer0.10-plugins-base-apps gstreamer0.10-tools gthumb gthumb-data gtk2-engines gtk2-engines-murrine gtk2-engines-pixbuf gtk3-engines-unico gucharmap guile-1.8-libs gvfs gvfs-backends gvfs-bin gvfs-common gvfs-daemons gvfs-fuse gvfs-libs humanity-icon-theme hwdata ibus ibus-gtk ibus-pinyin ibus-pinyin-db-android ibus-pinyin-db-open-phrase ibus-table indicator-application indicator-application-gtk2 indicator-datetime indicator-messages indicator-messages-gtk2 indicator-power indicator-session indicator-sound indicator-sound-gtk2 indicator-status-provider-mc5 indicator-status-provider-pidgin jockey-gtk language-selector-gnome launchpad-integration leafpad libabiword-2.9 libao-common libao4 libappindicator1 libappindicator3-1 libatkmm-1.6-1 libatspi2.0-0 libaudio-scrobbler-perl libavahi-glib1 libbabl-0.0-0 libbison-dev libburn4 libc-dev-bin libc6-dev libcairo-perl libcairomm-1.0-1 libcamel-1.2-29 libcanberra-gtk3-0 libcanberra-gtk3-module libcap2-bin libcdio-cdda1 libcdio-paranoia1 libcdio13 libcolamd2.7.1 libconfig-inifiles-perl libcurl3-nss libdee-1.0-4 libdigest-crc-perl libdotconf1.0 libebackend-1.2-1 libebook-1.2-12 libecal-1.2-10 libedata-book-1.2-11 libedata-cal-1.2-13 libedataserver-1.2-15 libedataserverui-3.0-1 libept1.4.12 libespeak1 libevent-2.0-5 libevince3-3 libexo-1-0 libexo-common libexo-helpers libfarstream-0.1-0 libfl-dev libframe6 libgail-3-0 libgail18 libgarcon-1-0 libgarcon-common libgck-1-0 libgconf-2-4 libgconf2-4 libgcr-3-1 libgcr-3-common libgdata-common libgdata13 libgdome2-0 libgdome2-cpp-smart0c2a libgdu0 libgee2 libgegl-0.0-0 libgeis1 libgeoclue0 libgimp2.0 libgksu2-0 libglade2-0 libglib-perl libglib2.0-bin libglib2.0-data libglibmm-2.4-1c2a libgnome-bluetooth8 libgnome-control-center1 libgnome-desktop-3-2 libgnome-menu-3-0 libgnome-menu2 libgnomekbd-common libgnomekbd7 libgnomevfs2-0 libgnomevfs2-common libgnomevfs2-extra libgoa-1.0-0 libgoa-1.0-common libgoffice-0.8-8 libgoffice-0.8-8-common libgomp1 libgrail5 libgrip0 libgsf-1-114 libgsf-1-common libgssdp-1.0-3 libgstreamer-perl libgtk-3-0 libgtk-3-bin libgtk-3-common libgtk2-notify-perl libgtk2-perl libgtk2-trayicon-perl libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-common libgtkmathview0c2a libgtkmm-3.0-1 libgtkspell0 libgtop2-7 libgtop2-common libgucharmap-2-90-7 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libgweather-3-0 libgweather-common libibus-1.0-0 libid3tag0 libido-0.1-0 libido3-0.1-0 libindicate-gtk3 libindicator-messages-status-provider1 libindicator3-7 libindicator7 libisofs6 libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libjpeg-progs libjpeg-turbo-progs libjson-glib-1.0-0 libjte1 libkeybinder0 libkpathsea5 liblaunchpad-integration-3.0-1 liblaunchpad-integration-common liblaunchpad-integration1 liblightdm-gobject-1-0 liblink-grammar4 liblua5.1-0 libmad0 libminiupnpc8 libnautilus-extension1a libnet-dbus-perl libnice10 libnm-gtk-common libnm-gtk0 libnotify-bin libnotify4 liboauth0 liboobs-1-5 libopencc1 libots0 libpackagekit-glib2-14 libpam-cap libpam-gnome-keyring libpango-perl libpangomm-1.4-1 libpoppler-glib8 libportaudio2 libpurple-bin libpurple0 libquadmath0 librarian0 librest-0.7-0 librsvg2-common libsexy2 libsigc++-2.0-0c2a libsonic0 libstartup-notification0 libt1-5 libtagc0 libtelepathy-glib0 libthunarx-2-0 libtidy-0.99-0 libtie-ixhash-perl libtimezonemap1 libtumbler-1-0 libunique-1.0-0 libunity9 libuuid-perl libvte-2.90-9 libvte-2.90-common libvte-common libvte9 libwacom-common libwacom2 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 libwebkitgtk-1.0-common libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common libwmf0.2-7 libwnck-3-0 libwnck-3-common libwnck-common libwnck22 libwv-1.2-4 libxfce4ui-1-0 libxfce4util-bin libxfce4util-common libxfce4util4 libxfcegui4-4 libxfconf-0-2 libxklavier16 libxml-parser-perl libxml-twig-perl libxml-xpath-perl libxres1 libyaml-tiny-perl libyelp0 libzephyr4 lightdm lightdm-gtk-greeter link-grammar-dictionaries-en linux-headers-3.2.0-32 linux-headers-3.2.0-32-generic linux-headers-generic linux-libc-dev lp-solve m4 mahjongg make manpages-dev mousetweaks mpg321 nautilus-data network-manager-gnome network-manager-pptp-gnome onboard oneconf orage parole pastebinit pavucontrol pidgin pidgin-data pidgin-libnotify pidgin-microblog pidgin-otr pinyin-database pkg-config plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-xubuntu-text policykit-1-gnome python-appindicator python-aptdaemon python-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets python-aptdaemon.pkcompat python-cairo python-configobj python-debtagshw python-defer python-gconf python-gi-cairo python-glade2 python-gmenu python-gnomekeyring python-gst0.10 python-gtk2 python-ibus python-libxml2 python-notify python-openssl python-packagekit python-pam python-piston-mini-client python-serial python-twisted-bin python-twisted-core python-twisted-web python-ubuntu-sso-client python-virtkey rarian-compat ristretto screensaver-default-images sessioninstaller shimmer-themes simple-scan software-center software-center-aptdaemon-plugins software-properties-common software-properties-gtk speech-dispatcher synaptic system-config-printer-gnome system-tools-backends tcl8.5 thunar thunar-archive-plugin thunar-data thunar-media-tags-plugin thunar-volman thunderbird thunderbird-globalmenu transmission-common transmission-gtk ttf-droid ttf-lyx tumbler tumbler-common ubuntu-docs ubuntu-sso-client ubuntu-sso-client-gtk ubuntu-system-service unity-greeter update-manager update-notifier usb-creator-gtk xchat xchat-common xdg-user-dirs-gtk xfburn xfce-keyboard-shortcuts xfce4-appfinder xfce4-cpugraph-plugin xfce4-datetime-plugin xfce4-dict xfce4-indicator-plugin xfce4-mailwatch-plugin xfce4-netload-plugin xfce4-notes xfce4-notes-plugin xfce4-notifyd xfce4-panel xfce4-places-plugin xfce4-power-manager xfce4-power-manager-data xfce4-quicklauncher-plugin xfce4-screenshooter xfce4-session xfce4-settings xfce4-systemload-plugin xfce4-taskmanager xfce4-terminal xfce4-utils xfce4-verve-plugin xfce4-volumed xfce4-weather-plugin xfce4-xkb-plugin xfconf xfdesktop4 xfdesktop4-data xfwm4 xscreensaver xscreensaver-data xscreensaver-gl xterm xubuntu-artwork xubuntu-default-settings xubuntu-desktop xubuntu-docs xubuntu-icon-theme xubuntu-wallpapers xul-ext-ubufox yelp yelp-xsl zenity zenity-common && sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

Remove Lubuntu
Paste this command into the terminal:

sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview ace-of-penguins apg apport-gtk aptdaemon aptdaemon-data audacious audacious-plugins audacious-plugins-data blueman chromium-browser chromium-browser-l10n chromium-codecs-ffmpeg desktop-file-utils dmz-cursor-theme elementary-icon-theme esound-common evince evince-common evolution-data-server evolution-data-server-common file-roller galculator gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2 gconf2-common gdebi gdebi-core gecko-mediaplayer geoclue geoclue-ubuntu-geoip giblib1 gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 gir1.2-atk-1.0 gir1.2-dbusmenu-glib-0.4 gir1.2-dbusmenu-gtk-0.4 gir1.2-dee-1.0 gir1.2-freedesktop gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-gtk-3.0 gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-3.0 gir1.2-notify-0.7 gir1.2-pango-1.0 gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-unity-5.0 gir1.2-vte-2.90 gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gksu gnome-control-center gnome-control-center-data gnome-desktop-data gnome-desktop3-data gnome-disk-utility gnome-icon-theme gnome-icon-theme-full gnome-icon-theme-symbolic gnome-keyring gnome-menus gnome-mplayer gnome-online-accounts gnome-session-bin gnome-settings-daemon gnome-system-tools gnome-time-admin gnome-user-guide gnumeric gnumeric-common gnumeric-doc gpicview gstreamer0.10-nice gtk2-engines gtk2-engines-murrine gtk2-engines-pixbuf gtk3-engines-unico gucharmap guvcview gvfs gvfs-backends gvfs-common gvfs-daemons gvfs-fuse gvfs-libs hardinfo humanity-icon-theme hwdata ibus indicator-application indicator-datetime indicator-messages indicator-power indicator-session indicator-sound indicator-status-provider-mc5 indicator-status-provider-pidgin jockey-gtk language-selector-gnome launchpad-integration leafpad libaacs0 libabiword-2.9 libappindicator1 libappindicator3-1 libass4 libaudclient2 libaudcore1 libaudiofile1 libavahi-glib1 libavahi-ui-gtk3-0 libavcodec53 libavformat53 libavutil51 libbinio1ldbl libbluray1 libbs2b0 libburn4 libcairo-perl libcamel-1.2-29 libcanberra-gtk3-0 libcanberra-gtk3-module libcap2-bin libcddb2 libcdio-cdda1 libcdio-paranoia1 libcdio13 libcolamd2.7.1 libcompfaceg1 libcue1 libcurl3-nss libdca0 libdee-1.0-4 libdirectfb-1.2-9 libdvdnav4 libdvdread4 libebackend-1.2-1 libebook-1.2-12 libecal-1.2-10 libedata-book-1.2-11 libedata-cal-1.2-13 libedataserver-1.2-15 libedataserverui-3.0-1 libenca0 libept1.4.12 libesd0 libevent-2.0-5 libevince3-3 libexo-1-0 libexo-common libexo-helpers libfaad2 libfarstream-0.1-0 libfluidsynth1 libfm-data libfm-gtk-data libfm-gtk1 libfm1 libframe6 libgail-3-0 libgail18 libgck-1-0 libgconf-2-4 libgconf2-4 libgcr-3-1 libgcr-3-common libgdata-common libgdata13 libgdome2-0 libgdome2-cpp-smart0c2a libgdu-gtk0 libgdu0 libgee2 libgeis1 libgeoclue0 libgksu2-0 libglade2-0 libglib-perl libglib2.0-bin libglib2.0-data libgmlib0 libgmtk0 libgmtk0-data libgnome-bluetooth8 libgnome-control-center1 libgnome-desktop-3-2 libgnome-menu-3-0 libgnomekbd-common libgnomekbd7 libgoa-1.0-0 libgoa-1.0-common libgoffice-0.8-8 libgoffice-0.8-8-common libgpod-common libgpod4 libgrail5 libgringotts2 libgrip0 libgsf-1-114 libgsf-1-common libgsm1 libgssdp-1.0-3 libgtk-3-0 libgtk-3-bin libgtk-3-common libgtk2-perl libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-common libgtkmathview0c2a libgtkspell0 libgtop2-7 libgtop2-common libgucharmap-2-90-7 libguess1 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libgweather-3-0 libgweather-common libibus-1.0-0 libid3tag0 libido3-0.1-0 libimlib2 libindicate-gtk3 libindicator-messages-status-provider1 libindicator3-7 libindicator7 libisofs6 libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libjpeg-progs libjpeg-turbo-progs libjson-glib-1.0-0 libjte1 libkpathsea5 liblaunchpad-integration-3.0-1 liblaunchpad-integration-common liblaunchpad-integration1 liblightdm-gobject-1-0 liblink-grammar4 liblircclient0 libmcrypt4 libmenu-cache1 libminiupnpc8 libmms0 libmodplug1 libmowgli2 libmp3lame0 libmpg123-0 libnautilus-extension1a libnet-dbus-perl libnice10 libnm-gtk-common libnm-gtk0 libnotify4 libnss3-1d liboauth0 libobrender27 libobt0 libonig2 liboobs-1-5 libopts25 libots0 libpackagekit-glib2-14 libpam-cap libpam-gnome-keyring libpango-perl libpisock9 libpoppler-glib8 libportaudio2 libpostproc52 libpurple-bin libpurple0 librarian0 libresid-builder0c2a librest-0.7-0 librsvg2-common libschroedinger-1.0-0 libsdl1.2debian libsidplay2 libstartup-notification0 libswscale2 libt1-5 libtar0 libtelepathy-glib0 libtidy-0.99-0 libtie-ixhash-perl libtimezonemap1 libts-0.0-0 libuniconf4.6 libunique-3.0-0 libunity9 libva1 libvdpau1 libvpx1 libvte-2.90-9 libvte-2.90-common libvte-common libvte9 libwacom-common libwacom2 libwebcam0 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 libwebkitgtk-1.0-common libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common libwmf0.2-7 libwnck-common libwnck22 libwv-1.2-4 libwvstreams4.6-base libwvstreams4.6-extras libxfce4ui-1-0 libxfce4util-bin libxfce4util-common libxfce4util4 libxfconf-0-2 libxklavier16 libxml-parser-perl libxml-twig-perl libxml-xpath-perl libxres1 libxvidcore4 libyelp0 libzephyr4 lightdm lightdm-gtk-greeter link-grammar-dictionaries-en linux-headers-3.2.0-32 linux-headers-3.2.0-32-generic linux-headers-generic lm-sensors lp-solve lubuntu-artwork lubuntu-artwork-12-04 lubuntu-core lubuntu-default-settings lubuntu-desktop lubuntu-icon-theme lubuntu-software-center lxappearance lxappearance-obconf lxinput lxkeymap lxlauncher lxmenu-data lxpanel lxpanel-indicator-applet-plugin lxrandr lxsession lxsession-edit lxshortcut lxtask lxterminal manpages-dev mousetweaks mplayer2 mtpaint nautilus-data network-manager-gnome ntp obconf openbox openbox-themes osmo pcmanfm pidgin pidgin-data pidgin-libnotify pidgin-microblog plymouth-theme-lubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-lubuntu-text policykit-1-gnome python-appindicator python-aptdaemon python-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets python-aptdaemon.pkcompat python-cairo python-defer python-gconf python-gnomekeyring python-gst0.10 python-gtk2 python-ibus python-libxml2 python-notify python-packagekit python-pysqlite2 python-support python-xklavier rarian-compat scrot sessioninstaller simple-scan software-properties-common software-properties-gtk sylpheed sylpheed-doc sylpheed-i18n sylpheed-plugins synaptic system-config-printer-gnome system-tools-backends transmission transmission-common transmission-gtk tsconf ttf-lyx ubuntu-docs ubuntu-system-service unity-greeter update-manager update-notifier uvcdynctrl uvcdynctrl-data wvdial xfburn xfce-keyboard-shortcuts xfce4-power-manager xfce4-power-manager-data xfconf xfonts-100dpi xpad xscreensaver xscreensaver-data xterm yelp yelp-xsl && sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

Remove Edubuntu
Paste this command into the terminal:

sudo apt-get remove activity-log-manager-common activity-log-manager-control-center adium-theme-ubuntu aisleriot alacarte apg apport-gtk aptdaemon aptdaemon-data apturl arkose arkose-gui at-spi2-core atomix atomix-data avogadro-data bamfdaemon baobab binfmt-support blinken blt bluez-gstreamer branding-ubuntu brasero brasero-cdrkit brasero-common breathe-icon-theme bridge-utils calibre calibre-bin celestia-common celestia-gnome cgroup-lite checkbox checkbox-qt cli-common cloud-utils cmap-adobe-japan2 compiz compiz-core compiz-gnome compiz-plugins-default compiz-plugins-main-default compizconfig-backend-gconf cups-pk-helper debootstrap deja-dup desktop-file-utils desktop-profiles dia-common dia-gnome dia-libs dmz-cursor-theme doc-base duplicity edubuntu-artwork edubuntu-desktop edubuntu-docs edubuntu-fonts edubuntu-menueditor edubuntu-wallpapers empathy empathy-common eog epoptes epoptes-client espeak espeak-data euca2ools evince evince-common evolution-data-server evolution-data-server-common example-content file-roller firefox firefox-globalmenu firefox-gnome-support folks-common fonts-beteckna fonts-bpg-georgian fonts-breip fonts-century-catalogue fonts-droid fonts-dustin fonts-ecolier-court fonts-ecolier-lignes-court fonts-inconsolata fonts-junicode fonts-levien-museum fonts-levien-typoscript fonts-linex fonts-linuxlibertine fonts-mgopen fonts-oflb-asana-math fonts-oflb-euterpe fonts-okolaks fonts-opendin fonts-rufscript fonts-sil-andika fonts-sil-doulos fonts-sil-gentium gamine gamine-data gbrainy gcalctool gcc gcc-4.6 gcompris gcompris-data gcompris-sound-en gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2 gconf2-common gedit gedit-common geoclue geoclue-ubuntu-geoip gettext gimp gimp-data ginn gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 gir1.2-atk-1.0 gir1.2-atspi-2.0 gir1.2-dbusmenu-glib-0.4 gir1.2-dbusmenu-gtk-0.4 gir1.2-dee-1.0 gir1.2-freedesktop gir1.2-gconf-2.0 gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gmenu-3.0 gir1.2-gnomebluetooth-1.0 gir1.2-gnomekeyring-1.0 gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-0.10 gir1.2-gstreamer-0.10 gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-gtk-3.0 gir1.2-gtksource-3.0 gir1.2-gudev-1.0 gir1.2-indicate-0.7 gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-3.0 gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 gir1.2-notify-0.7 gir1.2-panelapplet-4.0 gir1.2-pango-1.0 gir1.2-peas-1.0 gir1.2-rb-3.0 gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-totem-1.0 gir1.2-totem-plparser-1.0 gir1.2-ubuntuoneui-3.0 gir1.2-unity-5.0 gir1.2-vte-2.90 gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gir1.2-wnck-3.0 gksu gnome-accessibility-themes gnome-applets gnome-applets-data gnome-bluetooth gnome-control-center gnome-control-center-data gnome-desktop3-data gnome-disk-utility gnome-font-viewer gnome-games-data gnome-icon-theme gnome-icon-theme-gartoon-redux gnome-icon-theme-symbolic gnome-keyring gnome-media gnome-menus gnome-nettool gnome-online-accounts gnome-orca gnome-panel gnome-panel-data gnome-power-manager gnome-screensaver gnome-screenshot gnome-session gnome-session-bin gnome-session-canberra gnome-session-common gnome-session-fallback gnome-settings-daemon gnome-sudoku gnome-system-log gnome-system-monitor gnome-terminal gnome-terminal-data gnome-user-guide gnome-user-share gnomine gobby-0.5 gobby-infinote gsfonts-x11 gstreamer0.10-gconf gstreamer0.10-nice gstreamer0.10-plugins-base-apps gstreamer0.10-tools gtk2-engines gtk2-engines-murrine gtk3-engines-unico gucharmap guile-1.8-libs gvfs gvfs-backends gvfs-bin gvfs-common gvfs-daemons gvfs-fuse gvfs-libs gwibber gwibber-service gwibber-service-facebook gwibber-service-identica gwibber-service-twitter human-icon-theme human-theme humanity-icon-theme hwdata ibus ibus-gtk3 ibus-pinyin ibus-pinyin-db-android ibus-pinyin-db-open-phrase ibus-table icc-profiles-free imagemagick imagemagick-common indicator-applet-complete indicator-application indicator-appmenu indicator-datetime indicator-messages indicator-power indicator-printers indicator-session indicator-sound indicator-status-provider-mc5 inkscape intel-gpu-tools intltool-debian jockey-gtk kalzium kalzium-data kanagram kbruch kdeedu-kvtml-data khangman kig kmplot kolourpaint4 krosspython ktouch ktouch-data ktuberling kturtle kwordquiz laby landscape-client-ui-install language-selector-gnome launchpad-integration libapparmor1 libappindicator1 libappindicator3-1 libatk-adaptor libatk-adaptor-schemas libatkmm-1.6-1 libatspi2.0-0 libavahi-glib1 libavahi-gobject0 libavahi-ui-gtk3-0 libavogadro1 libbabl-0.0-0 libbamf0 libbamf3-0 libblas3gf libbonobo2-0 libbonobo2-common libbonoboui2-0 libbonoboui2-common libboost-python1.46.1 libboost-serialization1.46.1 libbrasero-media3-1 libburn4 libc-dev-bin libc6-dev libcairo-perl libcairomm-1.0-1 libcamel-1.2-29 libcanberra-gtk-module libcanberra-gtk0 libcanberra-gtk3-0 libcanberra-gtk3-module libcap2-bin libcdio-cdda1 libcdio-paranoia1 libcdio13 libcdt4 libchm1 libcompizconfig0 libcurl3 libcurl3-nss libdconf-dbus-1-0 libdconf-qt0 libdecoration0 libdee-1.0-4 libdmapsharing-3.0-2 libdotconf1.0 libdxflib-2.2.0.0 libebackend-1.2-1 libebook-1.2-12 libecal-1.2-10 libedata-book-1.2-11 libedata-cal-1.2-13 libedataserver-1.2-15 libedataserverui-3.0-1 libespeak1 libevent-2.0-5 libevince3-3 libexempi3 libfarstream-0.1-0 libfolks-eds25 libfolks-telepathy25 libfolks25 libfparser-4.3 libframe6 libfreerdp-plugins-standard libfreerdp1 libftgl2 libgail-3-0 libgail-common libgail18 libgc1c2 libgck-1-0 libgconf-2-4 libgconf2-4 libgconf2.0-cil libgcr-3-1 libgcr-3-common libgdata-common libgdata13 libgdiplus libgdu-gtk0 libgdu0 libgee2 libgegl-0.0-0 libgeis1 libgeoclue0 libgettextpo0 libgexiv2-1 libgfortran3 libgimp2.0 libgksu2-0 libglade2-0 libglew1.5 libglew1.6 libglewmx1.6 libglib-perl libglib2.0-bin libglib2.0-cil libglib2.0-data libglibmm-2.4-1c2a libgmime-2.6-0 libgnome-bluetooth8 libgnome-control-center1 libgnome-desktop-3-2 libgnome-media-profiles-3.0-0 libgnome-menu-3-0 libgnome-menu2 libgnome2-0 libgnome2-bin libgnome2-common libgnomecanvas2-0 libgnomecanvas2-common libgnomekbd-common libgnomekbd7 libgnomeui-0 libgnomeui-common libgnomevfs2-0 libgnomevfs2-common libgnomevfs2-extra libgoa-1.0-0 libgoa-1.0-common libgomp1 libgpod-common libgpod4 libgrail5 libgraph4 libgrip0 libgsasl7 libgsl0ldbl libgssdp-1.0-3 libgtk-3-0 libgtk-3-bin libgtk-3-common libgtk2-perl libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-cil libgtk2.0-common libgtkglext1 libgtkmm-2.4-1c2a libgtkmm-3.0-1 libgtksourceview-3.0-0 libgtksourceview-3.0-common libgtksourceview2.0-0 libgtksourceview2.0-common libgtkspell-3-0 libgtkspell0 libgtop2-7 libgtop2-common libgucharmap-2-90-7 libgupnp-1.0-4 libgupnp-igd-1.0-4 libgvc5 libgweather-3-0 libgweather-common libgwibber-gtk2 libgwibber2 libibus-1.0-0 libidl-common libidl0 libido3-0.1-0 libindicate-gtk3 libindicator-messages-status-provider1 libindicator3-7 libindicator7 libinfgtk-0.5-0 libinfinity-0.5-0 libisofs6 libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libjson-glib-1.0-0 libjte1 libkdeedu-data libkeduvocdocument4 libkpathsea5 liblapack3gf liblaunchpad-integration-3.0-1 liblaunchpad-integration-common liblightdm-gobject-1-0 liblircclient0 liblouis-data liblouis2 liblqr-1-0 liblua5.1-0 libmad0 libmagick++4 libmagickcore4 libmagickcore4-extra libmagickwand4 libmail-sendmail-perl libmarblewidget13 libmetacity-private0 libmikmod2 libming1 libminiupnpc8 libmission-control-plugins0 libmono-addins-gui0.2-cil libmono-addins0.2-cil libmono-cairo4.0-cil libmono-corlib2.0-cil libmono-corlib4.0-cil libmono-csharp4.0-cil libmono-i18n-west2.0-cil libmono-i18n-west4.0-cil libmono-i18n4.0-cil libmono-posix4.0-cil libmono-security4.0-cil libmono-sharpzip4.84-cil libmono-system-configuration4.0-cil libmono-system-core4.0-cil libmono-system-drawing4.0-cil libmono-system-security4.0-cil libmono-system-xml4.0-cil libmono-system4.0-cil libnautilus-extension1a libnetpbm10 libnice10 libnm-gtk-common libnm-gtk0 libnotify-bin libnotify4 libntlm0 libnux-2.0-0 libnux-2.0-common liboauth0 libopenbabel4 libopencc1 liborbit2 liboverlay-scrollbar-0.2-0 liboverlay-scrollbar3-0.2-0 libpackagekit-glib2-14 libpam-cap libpam-gnome-keyring libpanel-applet-4-0 libpango-perl libpangomm-1.4-1 libpathplan4 libpeas-1.0-0 libpeas-common libpodofo0.9.0 libpoppler-glib8 libportaudio2 libprotobuf7 libprotoc7 libproxy1-plugin-gsettings libproxy1-plugin-networkmanager libpurple-bin libpurple0 libqtbamf1 libqtdee2 libqtgconf1 libquadmath0 libquvi-scripts libquvi7 librarian0 libraw5 libreadline5 librecad librecad-data libreoffice-gnome libreoffice-gtk libreoffice-style-human libreoffice-style-tango librest-0.7-0 librhythmbox-core5 librsvg2-common librsync1 libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-mixer1.2 libsdl-net1.2 libsdl-pango1 libsdl-ttf2.0-0 libsdl1.2debian libsigc++-2.0-0c2a libsonic0 libstartup-notification0 libsyncdaemon-1.0-1 libsys-hostname-long-perl libt1-5 libtelepathy-farstream2 libtelepathy-glib0 libtelepathy-logger2 libtimezonemap1 libtotem-plparser17 libtotem0 libubuntuoneui-3.0-1 libunique-1.0-0 libunique-3.0-0 libunistring0 libunity-2d-private0 libunity-core-5.0-5 libunity-misc4 libunity9 libuuid-perl libvncserver0 libvte-2.90-9 libvte-2.90-common libvte-common libvte9 libwacom-common libwacom2 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 libwebkitgtk-1.0-common libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common libwmf-bin libwmf0.2-7 libwmf0.2-7-gtk libwnck-3-0 libwnck-3-common libwnck-common libwnck22 libwxbase2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-0 libxcomp3 libxklavier16 libxml++2.6-2 libxres1 libyaml-0-2 libyaml-tiny-perl libyelp0 libzeitgeist-1.0-1 libzephyr4 liferea liferea-data light-themes lightdm lightspeed linux-libc-dev lmodern luatex lxc lybniz mahjongg make manpages-dev marble marble-data marble-plugins media-player-info melting metacity metacity-common mono-4.0-gac mono-gac mono-runtime mousetweaks nautilus nautilus-data nautilus-sendto nautilus-sendto-empathy nautilus-share netpbm network-manager-gnome network-manager-pptp-gnome notify-osd notify-osd-icons nux-tools nxproxy onboard oneconf opendict oss-compat otf-freefont overlay-scrollbar parley parley-data pastebinit pdfmod pencil perlmagick pinyin-database pkg-config plymouth-theme-edubuntu plymouth-theme-ubuntu-logo po-debconf policykit-1-gnome protobuf-compiler pulseaudio-module-gconf python-appindicator python-aptdaemon python-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets python-aptdaemon.pkcompat python-avogadro python-beautifulsoup python-boto python-brlapi python-cairo python-cherrypy3 python-configglue python-configobj python-cssutils python-dateutil python-debtagshw python-defer python-dirspec python-dnspython python-egenix-mxdatetime python-egenix-mxtools python-gconf python-gevent python-gi-cairo python-gmenu python-gnome2 python-gnomekeyring python-greenlet python-gst0.10 python-gtk2 python-ibus python-libproxy python-libxml2 python-louis python-lxml python-m2crypto python-mako python-markupsafe python-mechanize python-netaddr python-notify python-numpy python-openssl python-packagekit python-pam python-paramiko python-piston-mini-client python-protobuf python-pyatspi2 python-pyinotify python-pyorbit python-pyparsing python-pysqlite2 python-routes python-serial python-speechd python-tk python-twisted-bin python-twisted-core python-twisted-names python-twisted-web python-ubuntu-sso-client python-ubuntuone-client python-ubuntuone-control-panel python-ubuntuone-storageprotocol python-uniconvertor python-virtkey python-vte python-webob python-wimpiggy python-wxgtk2.8 python-wxversion python-x2go python-yaml python-zeitgeist qt-at-spi rarian-compat remmina remmina-common remmina-plugin-rdp remmina-plugin-vnc rhythmbox rhythmbox-data rhythmbox-mozilla rhythmbox-plugin-cdrecorder rhythmbox-plugin-magnatune rhythmbox-plugin-zeitgeist rhythmbox-plugins rhythmbox-ubuntuone ri-li ri-li-data rlwrap screen scribus scribus-ng scrollkeeper seahorse sessioninstaller shotwell simple-scan sni-qt socat software-center software-center-aptdaemon-plugins software-properties-common software-properties-gtk speech-dispatcher ssh-askpass-gnome stellarium stellarium-data step system-config-printer-gnome tcl tcl8.5 telepathy-gabble telepathy-haze telepathy-idle telepathy-indicator telepathy-logger telepathy-mission-control-5 telepathy-salut tex-common texlive-base texlive-binaries texlive-common texlive-doc-base texlive-latex-base texlive-latex-base-doc texlive-luatex texlive-xetex thunderbird thunderbird-globalmenu thunderbird-gnome-support tk tk8.5 totem totem-common totem-mozilla totem-plugins transmission-common transmission-gtk ttf-adf-accanthis ttf-adf-baskervald ttf-adf-berenis ttf-adf-gillius ttf-adf-ikarius ttf-adf-irianis ttf-adf-libris ttf-adf-mekanus ttf-adf-oldania ttf-adf-romande ttf-adf-switzera ttf-adf-tribun ttf-adf-universalis ttf-adf-verana ttf-aenigma ttf-ancient-fonts ttf-atarismall ttf-bengali-fonts ttf-devanagari-fonts ttf-engadget ttf-essays1743 ttf-femkeklaver ttf-fifthhorseman-dkg-handwriting ttf-georgewilliams ttf-goudybookletter ttf-gujarati-fonts ttf-isabella ttf-kannada-fonts ttf-marvosym ttf-oriya-fonts ttf-radisnoir ttf-sil-doulos ttf-sjfonts ttf-staypuft ttf-tamil-fonts ttf-telugu-fonts tuxmath tuxpaint tuxpaint-data tuxpaint-plugins-default tuxpaint-stamps-default tuxtype tuxtype-data ubuntu-artwork ubuntu-desktop ubuntu-docs ubuntu-edu-preschool ubuntu-edu-primary ubuntu-edu-secondary ubuntu-edu-tertiary ubuntu-mono ubuntu-sounds ubuntu-sso-client ubuntu-sso-client-gtk ubuntu-system-service ubuntu-wallpapers ubuntu-wallpapers-precise ubuntuone-client ubuntuone-client-gnome ubuntuone-control-panel ubuntuone-couch ubuntuone-installer unity unity-2d unity-2d-common unity-2d-panel unity-2d-shell unity-2d-spread unity-asset-pool unity-common unity-greeter unity-lens-applications unity-lens-files unity-lens-music unity-lens-video unity-scope-musicstores unity-scope-video-remote unity-services update-manager update-notifier usb-creator-gtk vim vim-runtime vino whois whoopsie x11vnc x11vnc-data xaos xdg-user-dirs-gtk xdiagnose xpra xterm xul-ext-ubufox xvfb xvnc4viewer yelp yelp-xsl yorick yorick-data yorick-z zeitgeist zeitgeist-core zeitgeist-datahub zenity zenity-common && sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

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