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How To Uninstall ncbi-data On Debian 8

To uninstall ncbi-data just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ncbi-data

linuxPlatform-independent data for the NCBI toolkitlibs6.1.20120620-8
sudo apt-get remove ncbi-data

This will remove just the ncbi-data package itself.

Uninstall ncbi-data and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ncbi-data

This will remove the ncbi-data 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 ncbi-data then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ncbi-data

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ncbi-data

Package Data

Packagencbi-data
Version6.1.20120620-8
MaintainerDebian Med Packaging Team <debian-med-packaging@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/IEB/ToolBox/
DescriptionPlatform-independent data for the NCBI toolkit
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies

ncbi-data is not dependent on any other packages.