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How To Uninstall tzdata On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall tzdata just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tzdata

time zone and daylight-saving time dataUbuntu 16.10libs2016g-1
sudo apt-get remove tzdata

This will remove just the tzdata package itself.

Uninstall tzdata and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tzdata

This will remove the tzdata 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 tzdata then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this tzdata

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tzdata

Package Data

Packagetzdata
Version2016g-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.iana.org/time-zones
Descriptiontime zone and daylight-saving time data
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionlibs

Dependencies