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How To Uninstall mgetty-fax on jessie

To uninstall mgetty-fax just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mgetty-fax

Faxing tools for mgetty Debian 8.0 comm 1.1.36-2.1

sudo apt-get remove mgetty-fax

Which will remove just the mgetty-fax package itself.

Uninstall mgetty-fax and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mgetty-fax

This will remove the mgetty-fax 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 mgetty-fax then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mgetty-fax

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mgetty-fax  

Package Data

Packagemgetty-fax
Version1.1.36-2.1
MaintainerAndreas Barth
DescriptionFaxing tools for mgetty
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectioncomm

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