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How To Uninstall libapt-pkg-dev on jessie

To uninstall libapt-pkg-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libapt-pkg-dev

development files for APT's libapt-pkg and libapt-inst Debian 8.0 libdevel 1.0.9.8.4

sudo apt-get remove libapt-pkg-dev

Which will remove just the libapt-pkg-dev package itself.

Uninstall libapt-pkg-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libapt-pkg-dev

This will remove the libapt-pkg-dev 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 libapt-pkg-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this libapt-pkg-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libapt-pkg-dev  

Package Data

Packagelibapt-pkg-dev
Version1.0.9.8.4
MaintainerAPT Development Team
Descriptiondevelopment files for APT's libapt-pkg and libapt-inst
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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