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How To Uninstall automake on stretch

To uninstall automake just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just automake

Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles Debian 9.0 devel 1:1.15-6

sudo apt-get remove automake

Which will remove just the automake package itself.

Uninstall automake and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove automake

This will remove the automake 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 automake then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this automake

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove automake  

Package Data

Package automake
Version 1:1.15-6
Maintainer Eric Dorland
Description Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section devel