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How To Uninstall libcairo2 On Debian 8

To uninstall libcairo2 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libcairo2

Cairo 2D vector graphics libraryDebian 8.0libs1.14.0-2.1+deb8u2
sudo apt-get remove libcairo2

This will remove just the libcairo2 package itself.

Uninstall libcairo2 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libcairo2

This will remove the libcairo2 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 libcairo2 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libcairo2

Or similarly, like this libcairo2

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libcairo2

Package Data

Packagelibcairo2
Version1.14.0-2.1+deb8u2
MaintainerDebian GNOME Maintainers <pkg-gnome-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://cairographics.org/
DescriptionCairo 2D vector graphics library
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies