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How To Uninstall binutils-dev On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall binutils-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just binutils-dev

GNU binary utilities (BFD development files)Ubuntu 16.10devel2.27-8ubuntu2
sudo apt-get remove binutils-dev

This will remove just the binutils-dev package itself.

Uninstall binutils-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove binutils-dev

This will remove the binutils-dev 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 binutils-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this binutils-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove binutils-dev

Package Data

Packagebinutils-dev
Version2.27-8ubuntu2
MaintainerUbuntu Core developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
DescriptionGNU binary utilities (BFD development files)
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectiondevel

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