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How To Uninstall mecab On Debian 8

To uninstall mecab just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mecab

Japanese morphological analysis systemDebian 8.0misc0.996-1.1
sudo apt-get remove mecab

This will remove just the mecab package itself.

Uninstall mecab and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mecab

This will remove the mecab 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 mecab then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mecab

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mecab

Package Data

Packagemecab
Version0.996-1.1
MaintainerTSUCHIYA Masatoshi <tsuchiya@namazu.org>
Home pagehttp://code.google.com/p/mecab/
DescriptionJapanese morphological analysis system
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionmisc

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