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How To Uninstall libnettle4 On Debian 8

To uninstall libnettle4 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libnettle4

low level cryptographic library (symmetric and one-way cryptos)Debian 8.0libs2.7.1-5+deb8u2
sudo apt-get remove libnettle4

This will remove just the libnettle4 package itself.

Uninstall libnettle4 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libnettle4

This will remove the libnettle4 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 libnettle4 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libnettle4

Or similarly, like this libnettle4

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libnettle4

Package Data

Packagelibnettle4
Version2.7.1-5+deb8u2
MaintainerMagnus Holmgren <holmgren@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.lysator.liu.se/~nisse/nettle/
Descriptionlow level cryptographic library (symmetric and one-way cryptos)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies