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How To Uninstall ruby On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall ruby just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ruby

Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby (default version)Ubuntu 16.10interpreters1:2.3.0+4
sudo apt-get remove ruby

This will remove just the ruby package itself.

Uninstall ruby and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ruby

This will remove the ruby 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 ruby then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ruby

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ruby

Package Data

Packageruby
Version1:2.3.0+4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.ruby-lang.org/
DescriptionInterpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby (default version)
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectioninterpreters

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