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I still don't understand why ubuntu keeps shipping this extra needless junk like cups and avahi with each new release (considering its useless for the average or most typical user out there).

Don't forget, that Ubuntu is corporative, commercial distribution and Canonical Ltd. is a corporation.

And when the corporations do something it is solely and only about profit. Regardless of what they claim.

So, the explanation is simple - Ubuntu contains "junk" because Canonical considered it better for the business. And I am not sure it is really junk from corporative point of view.

Anyway, if you don't need junk, simply use some of the independent and community driven distributions, such as Arch. They have totally different goals and values.