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How To Uninstall ubuntu-gnome-desktop On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall ubuntu-gnome-desktop just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ubuntu-gnome-desktop

The Ubuntu GNOME metapackageUbuntu 16.10universe/metapackages0.71
sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-gnome-desktop

This will remove just the ubuntu-gnome-desktop package itself.

Uninstall ubuntu-gnome-desktop and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ubuntu-gnome-desktop

This will remove the ubuntu-gnome-desktop 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 ubuntu-gnome-desktop then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ubuntu-gnome-desktop

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ubuntu-gnome-desktop

Package Data

Packageubuntu-gnome-desktop
Version0.71
MaintainerUbuntu GNOME Developers <[email protected]>
DescriptionThe Ubuntu GNOME metapackage
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/metapackages

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