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How To Uninstall openvas On Debian 9

To uninstall openvas just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just openvas

linuxremote network security auditor - metapackagemetapackages6.0.9-2
sudo apt-get remove openvas

This will remove just the openvas package itself.

Uninstall openvas and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove openvas

This will remove the openvas 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 openvas then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this openvas

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove openvas

Package Data

Packageopenvas
Version6.0.9-2
MaintainerDebian Security Tools Packaging Team <pkg-security-team@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.openvas.org/
Descriptionremote network security auditor - metapackage
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionmetapackages

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