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How To Uninstall bash On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall bash just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bash

GNU Bourne Again SHellUbuntu 16.10shells4.3-15ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove bash

This will remove just the bash package itself.

Uninstall bash and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bash

This will remove the bash 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 bash then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bash

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bash

Package Data

Packagebash
Version4.3-15ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://tiswww.case.edu/php/chet/bash/bashtop.html
DescriptionGNU Bourne Again SHell
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionshells

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