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How To Uninstall libdpkg-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libdpkg-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libdpkg-dev

Debian package management static libraryDebian 8.0libdevel1.17.27
sudo apt-get remove libdpkg-dev

This will remove just the libdpkg-dev package itself.

Uninstall libdpkg-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libdpkg-dev

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

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

Or similarly, like this libdpkg-dev

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

Package Data

Packagelibdpkg-dev
Version1.17.27
MaintainerDpkg Developers <debian-dpkg@lists.debian.org>
Home pagehttps://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Dpkg
DescriptionDebian package management static library
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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