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I have uninstalled Cairo Dock and now that I have done this, it is still attached to my desktop.

Every time I reboot the computer and sign in, a warning shows up on my desktop regarding my installation. I would like to get rid of it all together but I am not sure how.

It seems as though all is uninstalled except the toolbar. How can I fix this?

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Please post the warning you get, and how you uninstalled CD to better see where your issue migth be. –  Takkat Apr 8 '13 at 7:30

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Try this command :

sudo apt-get purge cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins && sudo apt-get autoremove
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first tpye this command in terminal.

sudo apt-get purge cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins && sudo apt-get autoremove

go to this folder .config/cairo-dock/

remove the folder cairo-dock

install synaptic packet manager

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install synaptic

then open the synaptic packet manager

the click on the search button on the right.

and type cairo and press enter.

then you will see some packages with word cairo that is installed.

then select each one of them and right click on them.

the select completely remove option.

then apply. you can go the below link for detailed explaination. how to completely remove cairo dock and reinstall it

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This will delete every package name start with word cairo:

sudo apt-get remove --purge cairo*

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Please elaborate on what this command is supposed to do and how it will help to solve the problem. –  guntbert Apr 8 '13 at 5:03
Downvote because there are other unrelated packages with names starting with "cairo". –  David Foerster Oct 13 '13 at 12:51

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