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How To Uninstall bbdb On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall bbdb just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bbdb

The Insidious Big Brother Database (email rolodex) for EmacsUbuntu 16.10mail2.36-4
sudo apt-get remove bbdb

This will remove just the bbdb package itself.

Uninstall bbdb and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bbdb

This will remove the bbdb 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 bbdb then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bbdb

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bbdb

Package Data

Packagebbdb
Version2.36-4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://bbdb.sourceforge.net/
DescriptionThe Insidious Big Brother Database (email rolodex) for Emacs
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionmail

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