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How To Uninstall pidgin-skype-common on stretch

To uninstall pidgin-skype-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just pidgin-skype-common

Skype plugin for libpurple messengers (common files) Debian 9.0 contrib/net 20140930+svn665+dfsg-1

sudo apt-get remove pidgin-skype-common

Which will remove just the pidgin-skype-common package itself.

Uninstall pidgin-skype-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pidgin-skype-common

This will remove the pidgin-skype-common 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 pidgin-skype-common then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this pidgin-skype-common

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pidgin-skype-common  

Package Data

Package pidgin-skype-common
Version 20140930+svn665+dfsg-1
Maintainer Gabriele Giacone <[email protected]>
Description Skype plugin for libpurple messengers (common files)
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo contrib
Section contrib/net