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How To Uninstall nettle-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall nettle-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just nettle-dev

linuxlow level cryptographic library (development files)libdevel2.7.1-5+deb8u2
sudo apt-get remove nettle-dev

This will remove just the nettle-dev package itself.

Uninstall nettle-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nettle-dev

This will remove the nettle-dev 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 nettle-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this nettle-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nettle-dev

Package Data

Packagenettle-dev
Version2.7.1-5+deb8u2
MaintainerMagnus Holmgren <holmgren@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.lysator.liu.se/~nisse/nettle/
Descriptionlow level cryptographic library (development files)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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