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How To Uninstall r-base On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall r-base just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just r-base

GNU R statistical computation and graphics systemUbuntu 16.10universe/math3.3.1-1build1
sudo apt-get remove r-base

This will remove just the r-base package itself.

Uninstall r-base and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove r-base

This will remove the r-base 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 r-base then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this r-base

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove r-base

Package Data

Packager-base
Version3.3.1-1build1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.r-project.org/
DescriptionGNU R statistical computation and graphics system
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/math

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