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How To Uninstall libfreetype6-dev on jessie

To uninstall libfreetype6-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libfreetype6-dev

FreeType 2 font engine, development files Debian 8.0 libdevel 2.5.2-3+deb8u2

sudo apt-get remove libfreetype6-dev

Which will remove just the libfreetype6-dev package itself.

Uninstall libfreetype6-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libfreetype6-dev

This will remove the libfreetype6-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 libfreetype6-dev then this will work.

  Caution!   Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libfreetype6-dev  

Or similarly, like this libfreetype6-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libfreetype6-dev  

Package Data

Packagelibfreetype6-dev
Version2.5.2-3+deb8u2
MaintainerSteve Langasek
DescriptionFreeType 2 font engine, development files
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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