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How To Uninstall libapt-pkg-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libapt-pkg-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libapt-pkg-dev

development files for APT's libapt-pkg and libapt-instDebian 8.0libdevel1.0.9.8.4
sudo apt-get remove libapt-pkg-dev

This will remove just the libapt-pkg-dev package itself.

Uninstall libapt-pkg-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libapt-pkg-dev

This will remove the libapt-pkg-dev 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 libapt-pkg-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this libapt-pkg-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libapt-pkg-dev

Package Data

Packagelibapt-pkg-dev
Version1.0.9.8.4
MaintainerAPT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>
Descriptiondevelopment files for APT's libapt-pkg and libapt-inst
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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