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How To Uninstall appstream on stretch

To uninstall appstream just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just appstream

Software component metadata management Debian 9.0 admin 0.10.6-2

sudo apt-get remove appstream

Which will remove just the appstream package itself.

Uninstall appstream and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove appstream

This will remove the appstream 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 appstream then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this appstream

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove appstream  

Package Data

Package appstream
Version 0.10.6-2
Maintainer Matthias Klumpp
Description Software component metadata management
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section admin