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How To Uninstall diffutils on stretch

To uninstall diffutils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just diffutils

File comparison utilities Debian 9.0 utils 1:3.5-3

sudo apt-get remove diffutils

Which will remove just the diffutils package itself.

Uninstall diffutils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove diffutils

This will remove the diffutils 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 diffutils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this diffutils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove diffutils  

Package Data

Package diffutils
Version 1:3.5-3
Maintainer Santiago Vila
Description File comparison utilities
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section utils

Dependencies