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How To Uninstall dash on stretch

To uninstall dash just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just dash

POSIX-compliant shell Debian 9.0 shells 0.5.8-2.4

sudo apt-get remove dash

Which will remove just the dash package itself.

Uninstall dash and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove dash

This will remove the dash 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 dash then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this dash

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove dash  

Package Data

Package dash
Version 0.5.8-2.4
Maintainer Gerrit Pape
Description POSIX-compliant shell
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section shells