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How To Uninstall xz-utils On Debian 9

To uninstall xz-utils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xz-utils

XZ-format compression utilitiesDebian 9.0utils5.2.2-1.2+b1
sudo apt-get remove xz-utils

This will remove just the xz-utils package itself.

Uninstall xz-utils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xz-utils

This will remove the xz-utils 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 xz-utils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xz-utils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xz-utils

Package Data

Packagexz-utils
Version5.2.2-1.2+b1
MaintainerJonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Home pagehttp://tukaani.org/xz/
DescriptionXZ-format compression utilities
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionutils

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