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How To Uninstall mothur On Debian 8

To uninstall mothur just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mothur

sequence analysis suite for research on microbiotaDebian 8.0science1.33.3+dfsg-2
sudo apt-get remove mothur

This will remove just the mothur package itself.

Uninstall mothur and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mothur

This will remove the mothur 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 mothur then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mothur

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mothur

Package Data

Packagemothur
Version1.33.3+dfsg-2
MaintainerDebian Med Packaging Team <debian-med-packaging@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.mothur.org
Descriptionsequence analysis suite for research on microbiota
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionscience

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