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How To Uninstall tk On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall tk just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tk

Toolkit for Tcl and X11 (default version) - windowing shellUbuntu 16.10libs8.6.0+9
sudo apt-get remove tk

This will remove just the tk package itself.

Uninstall tk and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tk

This will remove the tk 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 tk then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this tk

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tk

Package Data

Packagetk
Version8.6.0+9
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
DescriptionToolkit for Tcl and X11 (default version) - windowing shell
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionlibs

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