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How To Uninstall mate-screensaver-common On Debian 8

To uninstall mate-screensaver-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mate-screensaver-common

MATE screen saver and locker (common files)Debian 8.0x111.8.1-2
sudo apt-get remove mate-screensaver-common

This will remove just the mate-screensaver-common package itself.

Uninstall mate-screensaver-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mate-screensaver-common

This will remove the mate-screensaver-common 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 mate-screensaver-common then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mate-screensaver-common

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mate-screensaver-common

Package Data

Packagemate-screensaver-common
Version1.8.1-2
MaintainerMATE Packaging Team <pkg-mate-team@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.mate-desktop.org/
DescriptionMATE screen saver and locker (common files)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionx11

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