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How To Uninstall telnet On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall telnet just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just telnet

basic telnet clientUbuntu 16.10net0.17-40
sudo apt-get remove telnet

This will remove just the telnet package itself.

Uninstall telnet and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove telnet

This will remove the telnet 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 telnet then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this telnet

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove telnet

Package Data

Packagetelnet
Version0.17-40
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Descriptionbasic telnet client
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionnet

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