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How To Uninstall equivs On Debian 9

To uninstall equivs just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just equivs

Circumvent Debian package dependenciesDebian 9.0admin2.0.9+nmu1
sudo apt-get remove equivs

This will remove just the equivs package itself.

Uninstall equivs and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove equivs

This will remove the equivs 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 equivs then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this equivs

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove equivs

Package Data

Packageequivs
Version2.0.9+nmu1
MaintainerPeter Samuelson <peter@p12n.org>
DescriptionCircumvent Debian package dependencies
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionadmin

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