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How To Uninstall ruby-dev On Debian 9

To uninstall ruby-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ruby-dev

Header files for compiling extension modules for Ruby (default version)Debian 9.0devel1:2.3.3
sudo apt-get remove ruby-dev

This will remove just the ruby-dev package itself.

Uninstall ruby-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ruby-dev

This will remove the ruby-dev 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 ruby-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ruby-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ruby-dev

Package Data

Packageruby-dev
Version1:2.3.3
MaintainerAntonio Terceiro <terceiro@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.ruby-lang.org/
DescriptionHeader files for compiling extension modules for Ruby (default version)
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectiondevel

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