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How To Uninstall appstream On Debian 9

To uninstall appstream just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just appstream

Software component metadata managementDebian 9.0admin0.10.6-2
sudo apt-get remove appstream

This will remove just the appstream package itself.

Uninstall appstream and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove appstream

This will remove the appstream 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 appstream then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this appstream

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove appstream

Package Data

Packageappstream
Version0.10.6-2
MaintainerMatthias Klumpp <mak@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Distributions/AppStream/
DescriptionSoftware component metadata management
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionadmin

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