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How To Uninstall anacron On Debian 9

To uninstall anacron just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just anacron

linuxcron-like program that doesn't go by timeadmin2.3-24
sudo apt-get remove anacron

This will remove just the anacron package itself.

Uninstall anacron and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove anacron

This will remove the anacron 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 anacron then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this anacron

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove anacron

Package Data

Packageanacron
Version2.3-24
MaintainerPeter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://sourceforge.net/projects/anacron/
Descriptioncron-like program that doesn't go by time
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionadmin

Dependencies