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How To Uninstall mate-icon-theme on trusty

To uninstall mate-icon-theme just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mate-icon-theme

MATE Desktop icon theme Ubuntu 14.04 LTS universe/x11 1.6.3-1

sudo apt-get remove mate-icon-theme

Which will remove just the mate-icon-theme package itself.

Uninstall mate-icon-theme and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mate-icon-theme

This will remove the mate-icon-theme 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-icon-theme then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mate-icon-theme

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mate-icon-theme  

Package Data

Packagemate-icon-theme
Version1.6.3-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers
DescriptionMATE Desktop icon theme
Distroubuntu
Releasetrusty
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/x11

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