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How To Uninstall libncurses5 On Debian 9

To uninstall libncurses5 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libncurses5

linuxshared libraries for terminal handlinglibs6.0+20161126-1
sudo apt-get remove libncurses5

This will remove just the libncurses5 package itself.

Uninstall libncurses5 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libncurses5

This will remove the libncurses5 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 libncurses5 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libncurses5

Or similarly, like this libncurses5

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libncurses5

Package Data

Packagelibncurses5
Version6.0+20161126-1
MaintainerCraig Small <csmall@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://invisible-island.net/ncurses/
Descriptionshared libraries for terminal handling
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies