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How To Uninstall firmware-atheros On Debian 9

To uninstall firmware-atheros just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just firmware-atheros

Binary firmware for Atheros wireless cardsDebian 9.0non-free/kernel20161130-3
sudo apt-get remove firmware-atheros

This will remove just the firmware-atheros package itself.

Uninstall firmware-atheros and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove firmware-atheros

This will remove the firmware-atheros 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 firmware-atheros then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this firmware-atheros

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove firmware-atheros

Package Data

Packagefirmware-atheros
Version20161130-3
MaintainerDebian Kernel Team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>
Home pagehttps://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git
DescriptionBinary firmware for Atheros wireless cards
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Reponon-free
Sectionnon-free/kernel

Dependencies

firmware-atheros is not dependent on any other packages.