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How To Uninstall cinnamon-desktop-environment On Debian 8

To uninstall cinnamon-desktop-environment just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just cinnamon-desktop-environment

Cinnamon desktop environment - full desktop with extra componentsDebian 8.0metapackages2.2.4
sudo apt-get remove cinnamon-desktop-environment

This will remove just the cinnamon-desktop-environment package itself.

Uninstall cinnamon-desktop-environment and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove cinnamon-desktop-environment

This will remove the cinnamon-desktop-environment package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for cinnamon-desktop-environment then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge cinnamon-desktop-environment

Or similarly, like this cinnamon-desktop-environment

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cinnamon-desktop-environment

Package Data

Packagecinnamon-desktop-environment
Version2.2.4
MaintainerDebian Cinnamon Team <pkg-cinnamon-team@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/
DescriptionCinnamon desktop environment - full desktop with extra components
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionmetapackages

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