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I installed i3 and want to remove cinnamon to stop getting the prompt at startup to choose a window manager. Is it safe to sudo apt-get purge cinnamon? Or what would be the best way to do this? Thank you.

Distributor ID: LinuxMint

Description: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia

Release: 19.3

Codename: tricia

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sudo apt-get remove is safer. It won't remove configuration files, that you may have changed. So easier to change your mind. The only worry that I would have is that it may cause the display-manager(thing that allows you to login) to be removed. It using the old display-manager, then do an install on it (or mark it as manually installed), so that it is not removed.

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