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How To Uninstall libc-ares-dev on jessie

To uninstall libc-ares-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libc-ares-dev

asynchronous name resolver - development files Debian 8.0 libdevel 1.10.0-2+deb8u1

sudo apt-get remove libc-ares-dev

Which will remove just the libc-ares-dev package itself.

Uninstall libc-ares-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libc-ares-dev

This will remove the libc-ares-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 libc-ares-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this libc-ares-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libc-ares-dev  

Package Data

Packagelibc-ares-dev
Version1.10.0-2+deb8u1
MaintainerAndreas Schuldei
Descriptionasynchronous name resolver - development files
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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