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How To Uninstall mate-desktop-dbg on trusty

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

Uninstall just mate-desktop-dbg

Library with common API for various MATE modules (debugging symbols) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS universe/debug 1.6.2-1

sudo apt-get remove mate-desktop-dbg

Which will remove just the mate-desktop-dbg package itself.

Uninstall mate-desktop-dbg and its dependencies

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

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

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

Or similarly, like this mate-desktop-dbg

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

Package Data

Package mate-desktop-dbg
Version 1.6.2-1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description Library with common API for various MATE modules (debugging symbols)
Distro ubuntu
Release trusty
Repo universe
Section universe/debug