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How To Uninstall libboost-test-dev on jessie

To uninstall libboost-test-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libboost-test-dev

components for writing and executing test suites (default version) Debian 8.0 libdevel 1.55.0.2

sudo apt-get remove libboost-test-dev

Which will remove just the libboost-test-dev package itself.

Uninstall libboost-test-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libboost-test-dev

This will remove the libboost-test-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 libboost-test-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this libboost-test-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libboost-test-dev  

Package Data

Packagelibboost-test-dev
Version1.55.0.2
MaintainerDebian Boost Team
Descriptioncomponents for writing and executing test suites (default version)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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