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How To Uninstall libcups2-dev On Debian 7

To uninstall libcups2-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libcups2-dev

Common UNIX Printing System(tm) - Development files CUPS libraryDebian 7.0libdevel1.5.3-5+deb7u6
sudo apt-get remove libcups2-dev

This will remove just the libcups2-dev package itself.

Uninstall libcups2-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libcups2-dev

This will remove the libcups2-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 libcups2-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libcups2-dev

Or similarly, like this libcups2-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libcups2-dev

Package Data

Packagelibcups2-dev
Version1.5.3-5+deb7u6
MaintainerDebian Printing Team <debian-printing@lists.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.cups.org
DescriptionCommon UNIX Printing System(tm) - Development files CUPS library
Distrodebian
Releasewheezy
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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