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How To Uninstall ecj On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall ecj just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ecj

linuxstandalone version of the Eclipse Java compilerdevel3.11.0-7
sudo apt-get remove ecj

This will remove just the ecj package itself.

Uninstall ecj and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ecj

This will remove the ecj 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 ecj then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ecj

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ecj

Package Data

Packageecj
Version3.11.0-7
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.eclipse.org/jdt/core/index.php
Descriptionstandalone version of the Eclipse Java compiler
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectiondevel

Dependencies