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How To Uninstall bwa On Debian 9

To uninstall bwa just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bwa

Burrows-Wheeler AlignerDebian 9.0science0.7.15-2
sudo apt-get remove bwa

This will remove just the bwa package itself.

Uninstall bwa and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bwa

This will remove the bwa 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 bwa then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bwa

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bwa

Package Data

Packagebwa
Version0.7.15-2
MaintainerDebian Med Packaging Team <debian-med-packaging@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://bio-bwa.sourceforge.net/
DescriptionBurrows-Wheeler Aligner
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionscience

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