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How To Uninstall libglib2.0-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libglib2.0-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libglib2.0-dev

Development files for the GLib libraryDebian 8.0libdevel2.42.1-1+b1
sudo apt-get remove libglib2.0-dev

This will remove just the libglib2.0-dev package itself.

Uninstall libglib2.0-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libglib2.0-dev

This will remove the libglib2.0-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 libglib2.0-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libglib2.0-dev

Or similarly, like this libglib2.0-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libglib2.0-dev

Package Data

Packagelibglib2.0-dev
Version2.42.1-1+b1
MaintainerDebian GNOME Maintainers <pkg-gnome-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.gtk.org/
DescriptionDevelopment files for the GLib library
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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