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How To Uninstall python-chardet On Debian 8

To uninstall python-chardet just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just python-chardet

universal character encoding detector for Python2Debian 8.0python2.3.0-1
sudo apt-get remove python-chardet

This will remove just the python-chardet package itself.

Uninstall python-chardet and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove python-chardet

This will remove the python-chardet 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 python-chardet then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this python-chardet

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove python-chardet

Package Data

Packagepython-chardet
Version2.3.0-1
MaintainerPiotr Ożarowski <piotr@debian.org>
Home pagehttps://github.com/chardet/chardet
Descriptionuniversal character encoding detector for Python2
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionpython

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