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How To Uninstall debootstrap on stretch

To uninstall debootstrap just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just debootstrap

Bootstrap a basic Debian system Debian 9.0 admin 1.0.89

sudo apt-get remove debootstrap

Which will remove just the debootstrap package itself.

Uninstall debootstrap and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove debootstrap

This will remove the debootstrap 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 debootstrap then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this debootstrap

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove debootstrap  

Package Data

Package debootstrap
Version 1.0.89
Maintainer Debian Install System Team
Description Bootstrap a basic Debian system
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section admin