To uninstall libboost-thread-dev just follow these instructions.
/debian/jessie/main///install/index.html portable C++ multi-threading (default version) Debian 8.0 libdevel 18.104.22.168
sudo apt-get remove libboost-thread-dev
Which will remove just the libboost-thread-dev package itself.
sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libboost-thread-dev
This will remove the libboost-thread-dev package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.
If you also want to delete your local/config files for libboost-thread-dev then this will work.
sudo apt-get purge libboost-thread-dev
Or similarly, like this libboost-thread-dev
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libboost-thread-dev
|Maintainer||Debian Boost Team |
|Description||portable C++ multi-threading (default version)|