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How To Uninstall empathy-common On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall empathy-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just empathy-common

GNOME multi-protocol chat and call client (common files)Ubuntu 16.10universe/gnome3.12.12-3ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove empathy-common

This will remove just the empathy-common package itself.

Uninstall empathy-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove empathy-common

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

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

Or similarly, like this empathy-common

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

Package Data

Packageempathy-common
Version3.12.12-3ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttps://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Empathy
DescriptionGNOME multi-protocol chat and call client (common files)
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/gnome

Dependencies

empathy-common is not dependent on any other packages.