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How To Uninstall minicom On Debian 8

To uninstall minicom just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just minicom

friendly menu driven serial communication programDebian 8.0comm2.7-1+deb8u1
sudo apt-get remove minicom

This will remove just the minicom package itself.

Uninstall minicom and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove minicom

This will remove the minicom 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 minicom then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this minicom

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove minicom

Package Data

Packageminicom
Version2.7-1+deb8u1
MaintainerMartin A. Godisch <godisch@debian.org>
Home pagehttps://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/
Descriptionfriendly menu driven serial communication program
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectioncomm

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