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How To Uninstall diffutils On Debian 9

To uninstall diffutils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just diffutils

File comparison utilitiesDebian 9.0utils1:3.5-3
sudo apt-get remove diffutils

This will remove just the diffutils package itself.

Uninstall diffutils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove diffutils

This will remove the diffutils 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 diffutils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this diffutils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove diffutils

Package Data

Packagediffutils
Version1:3.5-3
MaintainerSantiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.gnu.org/software/diffutils/
DescriptionFile comparison utilities
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionutils

Dependencies

diffutils is not dependent on any other packages.