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How To Uninstall ubuntu-mate-desktop On Ubuntu 15.04

To uninstall ubuntu-mate-desktop just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ubuntu-mate-desktop

Ubuntu MATE - full desktopUbuntu 15.04universe/metapackages1.124
sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-mate-desktop

This will remove just the ubuntu-mate-desktop package itself.

Uninstall ubuntu-mate-desktop and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ubuntu-mate-desktop

This will remove the ubuntu-mate-desktop 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 ubuntu-mate-desktop then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ubuntu-mate-desktop

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ubuntu-mate-desktop

Package Data

Packageubuntu-mate-desktop
Version1.124
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttps://launchpad.net/ubuntu-mate/
DescriptionUbuntu MATE - full desktop
Distroubuntu
Releasevivid
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/metapackages

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