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How To Uninstall tomcat8-common On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall tomcat8-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tomcat8-common

Apache Tomcat 8 - Servlet and JSP engine -- common filesUbuntu 16.10java8.0.37-1
sudo apt-get remove tomcat8-common

This will remove just the tomcat8-common package itself.

Uninstall tomcat8-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tomcat8-common

This will remove the tomcat8-common 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 tomcat8-common then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge tomcat8-common

Or similarly, like this tomcat8-common

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tomcat8-common

Package Data

Packagetomcat8-common
Version8.0.37-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://tomcat.apache.org
DescriptionApache Tomcat 8 - Servlet and JSP engine -- common files
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionjava

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