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How To Uninstall nginx-light On Debian 8

To uninstall nginx-light just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just nginx-light

linuxnginx web/proxy server (basic version)httpd1.6.2-5+deb8u4
sudo apt-get remove nginx-light

This will remove just the nginx-light package itself.

Uninstall nginx-light and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nginx-light

This will remove the nginx-light 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 nginx-light then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this nginx-light

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nginx-light

Package Data

Packagenginx-light
Version1.6.2-5+deb8u4
MaintainerKartik Mistry <kartik@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://nginx.net
Descriptionnginx web/proxy server (basic version)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionhttpd

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