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How To Uninstall idle On Ubuntu 15.04

To uninstall idle just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just idle

IDE for Python using Tkinter (default version)Ubuntu 15.04python2.7.9-1
sudo apt-get remove idle

This will remove just the idle package itself.

Uninstall idle and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove idle

This will remove the idle 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 idle then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this idle

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove idle

Package Data

Packageidle
Version2.7.9-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.python.org/
DescriptionIDE for Python using Tkinter (default version)
Distroubuntu
Releasevivid
Repomain
Sectionpython

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