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How To Uninstall traceroute On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall traceroute just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just traceroute

Traces the route taken by packets over an IPv4/IPv6 networkUbuntu 16.10universe/net1:2.1.0-2
sudo apt-get remove traceroute

This will remove just the traceroute package itself.

Uninstall traceroute and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove traceroute

This will remove the traceroute 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 traceroute then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this traceroute

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove traceroute

Package Data

Packagetraceroute
Version1:2.1.0-2
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://traceroute.sourceforge.net/
DescriptionTraces the route taken by packets over an IPv4/IPv6 network
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/net

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