I installed Enlightenment and I want now to remove Lubuntu's LXDE environment, but when I ran the command to remove lxde, it said it was not installed, and when I tried to remove lubuntu-desktop it removed only 15.4kb of files and auto-remove did not remove anything at all.

Package 'lxde' is not installed, so not removed

The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
After this operation, 15.4 kB disk space will be freed.

gabriel@gabriel:~$ sudo apt-get auto-remove
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.

How do I remove LXDE? Is it even safe to do so? Won't I lose the login screen or will it be replaced with pure terminal?


lubuntu has a weird dependency on Firefox. If you try to remove Firefox, it also removes lubuntu-desktop.

lubuntu-desktop appears to be part of the meta package. I wouldn't try to remove lubuntu-desktop, unless you are making a server and don't need a gui.

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