i use new blog templates and now i customse standard theme

hello, i use new blog templates and now i customse standard theme for new sites, i want to remove some plugins for site admins like automessage, subscriptions, custom google search, tab slide... and i have to ask its enough to "network deactive" that plugins or i must do something else?
for ex. if i deactive livestream widget "network deactive" will i be able to show latest network posts on my main site?