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How To Uninstall man-db On Debian 9

To uninstall man-db just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just man-db

on-line manual pagerDebian 9.0doc2.7.6.1-2
sudo apt-get remove man-db

This will remove just the man-db package itself.

Uninstall man-db and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove man-db

This will remove the man-db 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 man-db then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this man-db

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove man-db

Package Data

Packageman-db
Version2.7.6.1-2
MaintainerColin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://man-db.nongnu.org/
Descriptionon-line manual pager
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectiondoc

Dependencies