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How To Uninstall tcpdump On Debian 7

To uninstall tcpdump just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tcpdump

command-line network traffic analyzerDebian 7.0net4.3.0-1+deb7u2
sudo apt-get remove tcpdump

This will remove just the tcpdump package itself.

Uninstall tcpdump and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tcpdump

This will remove the tcpdump 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 tcpdump then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this tcpdump

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tcpdump

Package Data

Packagetcpdump
Version4.3.0-1+deb7u2
MaintainerRomain Francoise <rfrancoise@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.tcpdump.org/
Descriptioncommand-line network traffic analyzer
Distrodebian
Releasewheezy
Repomain
Sectionnet

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