# Pure Kubuntu 13.04

These removal commands were created based on what Ubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. packages were added to a default Kubuntu 13.04 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
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Remove Xubuntu
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Remove Lubuntu
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Remove Edubuntu
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1. The problem is, if one or more of the packages are not installed for some reason or another, or can’t be removed because of some non-resolvable circumstance, these commands will not work unless you introduce a loop like (didnt check the syntax for errors but you get the idea):
 for item in ; do sudo apt-get purge "\${item}" ; done; sudo apt-get install kubuntu-; done 
and shouldnt you need to uninstall kubuntu-desktop (or re-install) for that to work correctly since it’s virtual and removing some of it’s components blindly might not trigger them to be reinstalled? I might be mistaken here but when I tried this, afterwords, kubuntu-full did not install anything at all, since it wasn’t removed. I also tried –reinstall and all that I got was the virtual package (none of it’s subpackages) reinstalled. Using x64 kubuntu 13.04