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How To Uninstall clamav-freshclam On Debian 8

To uninstall clamav-freshclam just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just clamav-freshclam

linuxanti-virus utility for Unix - virus database update utilityutils0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb8u2
sudo apt-get remove clamav-freshclam

This will remove just the clamav-freshclam package itself.

Uninstall clamav-freshclam and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove clamav-freshclam

This will remove the clamav-freshclam 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 clamav-freshclam then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this clamav-freshclam

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove clamav-freshclam

Package Data

Packageclamav-freshclam
Version0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb8u2
MaintainerClamAV Team <pkg-clamav-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttps://www.clamav.net/
Descriptionanti-virus utility for Unix - virus database update utility
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionutils

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