It is generally well known that Mono is not... universally loved... by the software libre community, e.g. see: http://
However, as per the Ubuntu Technical Board's Mono Position Statement: https:/
Thus I suggest a mechanism to allow Ubuntu users to conveniently uninstall Mono (and thus also dependent apps) if that is their wish. While this can be done easily enough through the command line (see: http://
Description: Introduces an intentional conflict with Mono packages
By creating an intentional conflict with mono packages, this package can be installed to prevent Mono from being installed (or at least force you to address the conflict)
Notes: version 1.0 should work fine in Jaunty, but might not remove all traces of Mono in Karmic; for Lucid, please ensure that it does.