Issue#423376: Linux - Software that I found useful to deinstall openSuSE 13.2

  • Here is a list (by no means exhaustive) of some kind of software that I found was useful to not have on my OpenSuSE computer, or any other linux installation.

    Mostly I don't mention the connected libraries and sub-packages that I deinstalled.

    flex (for program which recognized lexical patterns in text)
    folks, libfolks
    grilo (framework media for discovery and browsing for developers)
    cheese (webcam)
    plymouth (hides the text messages during bootup)
    gnome (monstrous desktop environment)
    kde (monstrous desktop environment)
    Windows-8-like GUIs, that embarrass Linux for copying nonsense from MS
    Most that "back up" online, connect to online accounts, clouds
    modem-manager (I don't have any)
    tracker (file indexing and search software)
    ahavi (Zeroconf networking)
    Anything that relates to UPNP
    samba (as I don't connect with other desktops)
    remmina, freerdp, rdesktop, tsclient
    Remote administration servers or clients, etc., as I don't need them (escpecially servers)
    telepathy (IP-telephony)
    empathy (instant messaging VoIP)
    Games (I kept chess. To play it never ever.)
    snapper (fills up drive with backups)
    parcellite (clipboard manager)
    evolution (personal information management application)
    dleyna (services to browse and manipulate Digital Media Servers)
    Anything about bluetooth

    To the open source developers that do a lot of hard work: no hard feelings.

    My aim is rather to make the software on my old (or whatever) computer lean.

    0 Answers

    Sorry, your answer is too short !

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