Uninstall Gnome and Office

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Question :   If you have a server there is no need of the GUI interface, is there?

 Answer : A good linux admin will never need it. So I am removing it, here are the commands:


Remove GUI (Gnome)
# apt-get remove gnome*
# apt-get remove *xorg*
# apt-get remove mplayer*

And to remove Office.
# apt-get remove openoffice.org
If it is a server and you dont mind the extra junk space, at least disable from startup
Remove GUI from boot up ( Free up memory):
# update-rc.d -f gdm remove
To start GUI:
# startx
To have it GUI startup again:
# /usr/sbin/update-rc.d gdm defaultsThe main reason one would uninstall gnome , is to free space on the disk.
It will free up about 600 MB.
To troubleshoot space problems you can use these commands:

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