This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: can setup.exe uninstall all X11 packages automatically?

On 2017-02-13 14:19, Hans-Bernhard Bröker wrote:
> Am 13.02.2017 um 18:56 schrieb Leo Lagos:
>> I executed setup.exe, tried to do this with just one check (uninstall
>> x11-org-server, I think I did), but it only uninstalled that package
>> alone!
>> I expected setup.exe to be smart enough to tell me "if you uninstall
>> this X package, these others W, Y, Z,etc., will also be
>> uninstalled"... but no...
>> So, is setup.exe smart enough to do this? Or do I have to know exactly
>> which packages to uninstall, one by one??? :(
> Got to the "Category" view, find the X11 category, single-click the
> circle-of-arrows icon a couple times until it reads: Uninstall. You
> may have to blanket-uninstall some other categories, too (KDE, Xfce,
> GNOME, LXDE, ...) for this to work. GO.

Beat me to it! 

You may want to inspect the individual entries to be Uninstalled and 
check some of those to Keep e.g. fonts, other not strictly X packages.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]