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How To Uninstall electric-fence On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall electric-fence just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just electric-fence

linuxA malloc(3) debuggeruniverse/devel2.2.4
sudo apt-get remove electric-fence

This will remove just the electric-fence package itself.

Uninstall electric-fence and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove electric-fence

This will remove the electric-fence 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 electric-fence then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this electric-fence

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove electric-fence

Package Data

Packageelectric-fence
Version2.2.4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
DescriptionA malloc(3) debugger
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/devel

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