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How To Uninstall bzip2 On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall bzip2 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bzip2

high-quality block-sorting file compressor - utilitiesUbuntu 16.10utils1.0.6-8build1
sudo apt-get remove bzip2

This will remove just the bzip2 package itself.

Uninstall bzip2 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bzip2

This will remove the bzip2 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 bzip2 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge bzip2

Or similarly, like this bzip2

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bzip2

Package Data

Packagebzip2
Version1.0.6-8build1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.bzip.org/
Descriptionhigh-quality block-sorting file compressor - utilities
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionutils

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