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How To Uninstall libgif-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libgif-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libgif-dev

library for GIF images (development)Debian 8.0libdevel4.1.6-11+deb8u1
sudo apt-get remove libgif-dev

This will remove just the libgif-dev package itself.

Uninstall libgif-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libgif-dev

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

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

Or similarly, like this libgif-dev

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

Package Data

Packagelibgif-dev
Version4.1.6-11+deb8u1
MaintainerThibaut Gridel <tgridel@free.fr>
Home pagehttp://giflib.sourceforge.net/
Descriptionlibrary for GIF images (development)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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