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How To Uninstall libmagic-dev on jessie

To uninstall libmagic-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libmagic-dev

File type determination library using "magic" numbers (development) Debian 8.0 libdevel 1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3

sudo apt-get remove libmagic-dev

Which will remove just the libmagic-dev package itself.

Uninstall libmagic-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libmagic-dev

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

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

Or similarly, like this libmagic-dev

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

Package Data

Packagelibmagic-dev
Version1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3
MaintainerChristoph Biedl
DescriptionFile type determination library using "magic" numbers (development)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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