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How To Uninstall vim On Debian 9

To uninstall vim just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just vim

Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editorDebian 9.0editors2:8.0.0197-4
sudo apt-get remove vim

This will remove just the vim package itself.

Uninstall vim and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove vim

This will remove the vim 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 vim then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this vim

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove vim

Package Data

Packagevim
Version2:8.0.0197-4
MaintainerDebian Vim Maintainers <pkg-vim-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.vim.org/
DescriptionVi IMproved - enhanced vi editor
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectioneditors

Dependencies