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How To Uninstall libncursesw5 On Debian 8

To uninstall libncursesw5 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libncursesw5

linuxshared libraries for terminal handling (wide character support)libs5.9+20140913-1+b1
sudo apt-get remove libncursesw5

This will remove just the libncursesw5 package itself.

Uninstall libncursesw5 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libncursesw5

This will remove the libncursesw5 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 libncursesw5 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libncursesw5

Or similarly, like this libncursesw5

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libncursesw5

Package Data

Packagelibncursesw5
Version5.9+20140913-1+b1
MaintainerCraig Small <csmall@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://invisible-island.net/ncurses/
Descriptionshared libraries for terminal handling (wide character support)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibs

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