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How To Uninstall clamdscan On Debian 8

To uninstall clamdscan just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just clamdscan

anti-virus utility for Unix - scanner clientDebian 8.0utils0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb8u2
sudo apt-get remove clamdscan

This will remove just the clamdscan package itself.

Uninstall clamdscan and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove clamdscan

This will remove the clamdscan 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 clamdscan then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this clamdscan

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove clamdscan

Package Data

Packageclamdscan
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 - scanner client
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionutils

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