You can save space (about 133-235MB when you updated after a factory restore) if you want to convert your Taiwanese Eee to an English one, and don't need the Taiwan programs anymore.
The files listed below are mainly language files!
In the console use the following commands:
Sudo Bash apt-get remove acroread-cn-tw apt-get remove asus-i18n-zh-tw apt-get remove ...
The ellipsis above represents the programs listed below. Notice that the two complete example lines are the first two programs listed below.
Following programs can safely be removed:
Just make sure you DO NOT uninstall following program!!!:
Additionally you may want to change the repositories, go here: Change Repositories from Taiwan to English.
Generally follow the steps above. You won't find everything installed but it'll do.
Additionally you can uninstall:
(This is the CH/EN button on the panel that keeps kicking into Chinese when I'm emacs-ing around)
To be sure to remove all chinese/taiwanese packages do in console:
then search in the
name only everything containing:
mark for complete removal all installed package. During this selection you could be prompted in case you like to remove a english package related to the marked taiwanese one: in those cases you should answer: