To uninstall libboost-atomic1.55-dev just follow these instructions.
/debian/jessie/main///install/index.html atomic data types, operations, and memory ordering constraints Debian 8.0 libdevel 1.55.0+dfsg-3
sudo apt-get remove libboost-atomic1.55-dev
Which will remove just the libboost-atomic1.55-dev package itself.
sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libboost-atomic1.55-dev
This will remove the libboost-atomic1.55-dev package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.
If you also want to delete your local/config files for libboost-atomic1.55-dev then this will work.
sudo apt-get purge libboost-atomic1.55-dev
Or similarly, like this libboost-atomic1.55-dev
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libboost-atomic1.55-dev
|Maintainer||Debian Boost Team |
|Description||atomic data types, operations, and memory ordering constraints|