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How To Uninstall libgtest-dev on jessie

To uninstall libgtest-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libgtest-dev

Google's framework for writing C++ tests - header files Debian 8.0 libdevel 1.7.0-3

sudo apt-get remove libgtest-dev

Which will remove just the libgtest-dev package itself.

Uninstall libgtest-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libgtest-dev

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

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

Or similarly, like this libgtest-dev

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

Package Data

Packagelibgtest-dev
Version1.7.0-3
MaintainerSteve M. Robbins
DescriptionGoogle's framework for writing C++ tests - header files
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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