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How To Uninstall desktop-base on stretch

To uninstall desktop-base just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just desktop-base

common files for the Debian Desktop Debian 9.0 x11 9.0.2

sudo apt-get remove desktop-base

Which will remove just the desktop-base package itself.

Uninstall desktop-base and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove desktop-base

This will remove the desktop-base 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 desktop-base then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this desktop-base

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove desktop-base  

Package Data

Package desktop-base
Version 9.0.2
Maintainer Gustavo Franco
Description common files for the Debian Desktop
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section x11