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How To Uninstall binutils On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall binutils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just binutils

GNU assembler, linker and binary utilitiesUbuntu 16.10devel2.27-8ubuntu2
sudo apt-get remove binutils

This will remove just the binutils package itself.

Uninstall binutils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove binutils

This will remove the binutils 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 then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this binutils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove binutils

Package Data

Packagebinutils
Version2.27-8ubuntu2
MaintainerUbuntu Core developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
DescriptionGNU assembler, linker and binary utilities
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectiondevel

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