To uninstall mate-control-center just follow these instructions.
/debian/stretch/main///install/index.html utilities to configure the MATE desktop Debian 9.0 x11 1.16.1-1
sudo apt-get remove mate-control-center
Which will remove just the mate-control-center package itself.
sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mate-control-center
This will remove the mate-control-center package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.
If you also want to delete your local/config files for mate-control-center then this will work.
sudo apt-get purge mate-control-center
Or similarly, like this mate-control-center
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mate-control-center
|Maintainer||MATE Packaging Team |
|Description||utilities to configure the MATE desktop|