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How To Uninstall mcrypt on jessie

To uninstall mcrypt just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mcrypt

Replacement for old unix crypt(1) Debian 8.0 utils 2.6.8-1.3

sudo apt-get remove mcrypt

Which will remove just the mcrypt package itself.

Uninstall mcrypt and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mcrypt

This will remove the mcrypt 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 mcrypt then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mcrypt

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mcrypt  

Package Data

Packagemcrypt
Version2.6.8-1.3
MaintainerRISKO Gergely
DescriptionReplacement for old unix crypt(1)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionutils

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