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How To Uninstall desktop-file-utils on stretch

To uninstall desktop-file-utils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just desktop-file-utils

Utilities for .desktop files Debian 9.0 devel 0.23-1

sudo apt-get remove desktop-file-utils

Which will remove just the desktop-file-utils package itself.

Uninstall desktop-file-utils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove desktop-file-utils

This will remove the desktop-file-utils 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-file-utils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this desktop-file-utils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove desktop-file-utils  

Package Data

Package desktop-file-utils
Version 0.23-1
Maintainer Ross Burton
Description Utilities for .desktop files
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section devel