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How To Uninstall emacs24-common On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall emacs24-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just emacs24-common

linuxGNU Emacs editor's shared, architecture independent infrastructureeditors24.5+1-6ubuntu3
sudo apt-get remove emacs24-common

This will remove just the emacs24-common package itself.

Uninstall emacs24-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove emacs24-common

This will remove the emacs24-common 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 emacs24-common then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge emacs24-common

Or similarly, like this emacs24-common

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove emacs24-common

Package Data

Packageemacs24-common
Version24.5+1-6ubuntu3
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
DescriptionGNU Emacs editor's shared, architecture independent infrastructure
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectioneditors

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