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How To Uninstall tesseract-ocr-eng On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall tesseract-ocr-eng just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tesseract-ocr-eng

tesseract-ocr language files for EnglishUbuntu 16.10universe/graphics3.04.00-1
sudo apt-get remove tesseract-ocr-eng

This will remove just the tesseract-ocr-eng package itself.

Uninstall tesseract-ocr-eng and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tesseract-ocr-eng

This will remove the tesseract-ocr-eng 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 tesseract-ocr-eng then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this tesseract-ocr-eng

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tesseract-ocr-eng

Package Data

Packagetesseract-ocr-eng
Version3.04.00-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Descriptiontesseract-ocr language files for English
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/graphics

Dependencies

tesseract-ocr-eng is not dependent on any other packages.