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How To Uninstall libc6-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libc6-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libc6-dev

GNU C LibraryDebian 8.0libdevel2.19-18+deb8u9
sudo apt-get remove libc6-dev

This will remove just the libc6-dev package itself.

Uninstall libc6-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libc6-dev

This will remove the libc6-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 libc6-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libc6-dev

Or similarly, like this libc6-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libc6-dev

Package Data

Packagelibc6-dev
Version2.19-18+deb8u9
MaintainerGNU Libc Maintainers <debian-glibc@lists.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.gnu.org/software/libc/libc.html
DescriptionGNU C Library
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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