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How To Uninstall cinnamon-screensaver On Debian 8

To uninstall cinnamon-screensaver just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just cinnamon-screensaver

linuxCinnamon screen saver and lockerx112.2.4-6
sudo apt-get remove cinnamon-screensaver

This will remove just the cinnamon-screensaver package itself.

Uninstall cinnamon-screensaver and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove cinnamon-screensaver

This will remove the cinnamon-screensaver 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-screensaver then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this cinnamon-screensaver

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cinnamon-screensaver

Package Data

Packagecinnamon-screensaver
Version2.2.4-6
MaintainerDebian Cinnamon Team <pkg-cinnamon-team@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/
DescriptionCinnamon screen saver and locker
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionx11

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