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How To Uninstall exuberant-ctags On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall exuberant-ctags just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just exuberant-ctags

build tag file indexes of source code definitionsUbuntu 16.10editors1:5.9~svn20110310-11
sudo apt-get remove exuberant-ctags

This will remove just the exuberant-ctags package itself.

Uninstall exuberant-ctags and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove exuberant-ctags

This will remove the exuberant-ctags 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 exuberant-ctags then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this exuberant-ctags

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove exuberant-ctags

Package Data

Packageexuberant-ctags
Version1:5.9~svn20110310-11
MaintainerColin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
Home pagehttp://ctags.sourceforge.net/
Descriptionbuild tag file indexes of source code definitions
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectioneditors

Dependencies