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How To Uninstall brightd On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall brightd just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just brightd

daemon which regulates brightness of LCDs dynamicallyUbuntu 16.10universe/utils0.4.1-1ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove brightd

This will remove just the brightd package itself.

Uninstall brightd and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove brightd

This will remove the brightd 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 brightd then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this brightd

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove brightd

Package Data

Packagebrightd
Version0.4.1-1ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://pberndt.com/Programme/Linux/brightd/
Descriptiondaemon which regulates brightness of LCDs dynamically
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/utils

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