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How To Uninstall libswscale3 On Debian 8

To uninstall libswscale3 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libswscale3

Libav video scaling libraryDebian 8.0libs6:11.9-1~deb8u1
sudo apt-get remove libswscale3

This will remove just the libswscale3 package itself.

Uninstall libswscale3 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libswscale3

This will remove the libswscale3 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 libswscale3 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libswscale3

Or similarly, like this libswscale3

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libswscale3

Package Data

Packagelibswscale3
Version6:11.9-1~deb8u1
MaintainerDebian Multimedia Maintainers <pkg-multimedia-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://libav.org/
DescriptionLibav video scaling library
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies