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How To Uninstall microcode.ctl On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

To uninstall microcode.ctl just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just microcode.ctl

Intel IA32/IA64 CPU Microcode Utility (transitional package)Ubuntu 14.04 LTSmultiverse/utils1.18~0+nmu2
sudo apt-get remove microcode.ctl

This will remove just the microcode.ctl package itself.

Uninstall microcode.ctl and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove microcode.ctl

This will remove the microcode.ctl 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 microcode.ctl then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this microcode.ctl

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove microcode.ctl

Package Data

Packagemicrocode.ctl
Version1.18~0+nmu2
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
DescriptionIntel IA32/IA64 CPU Microcode Utility (transitional package)
Distroubuntu
Releasetrusty
Repomultiverse
Sectionmultiverse/utils

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