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How To Uninstall dnsutils on jessie

To uninstall dnsutils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just dnsutils

Clients provided with BIND Debian 8.0 net 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u10

sudo apt-get remove dnsutils

Which will remove just the dnsutils package itself.

Uninstall dnsutils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove dnsutils

This will remove the dnsutils 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 dnsutils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this dnsutils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove dnsutils  

Package Data

Package dnsutils
Version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u10
Maintainer LaMont Jones
Description Clients provided with BIND
Distro debian
Release jessie
Repo main
Section net