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How To Uninstall mate-optimus On Debian 9

To uninstall mate-optimus just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mate-optimus

MATE Desktop applet for controlling NVIDIA Optimus graphics cardsDebian 9.0admin16.10.1-1
sudo apt-get remove mate-optimus

This will remove just the mate-optimus package itself.

Uninstall mate-optimus and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mate-optimus

This will remove the mate-optimus 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-optimus then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mate-optimus

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mate-optimus

Package Data

Packagemate-optimus
Version16.10.1-1
MaintainerMATE Packaging Team <pkg-mate-team@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttps://bitbucket.org/ubuntu-mate/mate-optimus/
DescriptionMATE Desktop applet for controlling NVIDIA Optimus graphics cards
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionadmin

Dependencies