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How To Uninstall mew On Debian 8

To uninstall mew just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mew

mail reader supporting PGP/MIME for EmacsDebian 8.0mail1:6.6-2+deb8u1
sudo apt-get remove mew

This will remove just the mew package itself.

Uninstall mew and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mew

This will remove the mew 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 mew then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mew

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mew

Package Data

Packagemew
Version1:6.6-2+deb8u1
MaintainerTatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.mew.org/
Descriptionmail reader supporting PGP/MIME for Emacs
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionmail

Dependencies