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How To Uninstall exim4 On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall exim4 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just exim4

linuxmetapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) installationmail4.87-3ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove exim4

This will remove just the exim4 package itself.

Uninstall exim4 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove exim4

This will remove the exim4 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 exim4 then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge exim4

Or similarly, like this exim4

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove exim4

Package Data

Packageexim4
Version4.87-3ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.exim.org/
Descriptionmetapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) installation
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionmail

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