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How To Uninstall libboost1.55-tools-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libboost1.55-tools-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libboost1.55-tools-dev

Boost C++ Libraries development toolsDebian 8.0libdevel1.55.0+dfsg-3
sudo apt-get remove libboost1.55-tools-dev

This will remove just the libboost1.55-tools-dev package itself.

Uninstall libboost1.55-tools-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libboost1.55-tools-dev

This will remove the libboost1.55-tools-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 libboost1.55-tools-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libboost1.55-tools-dev

Or similarly, like this libboost1.55-tools-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libboost1.55-tools-dev

Package Data

Packagelibboost1.55-tools-dev
Version1.55.0+dfsg-3
MaintainerDebian Boost Team <pkg-boost-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.boost.org/
DescriptionBoost C++ Libraries development tools
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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