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How To Uninstall emacs-nox on stretch

To uninstall emacs-nox just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just emacs-nox

GNU Emacs editor (metapackage, without X support) Debian 9.0 editors 46.1

sudo apt-get remove emacs-nox

Which will remove just the emacs-nox package itself.

Uninstall emacs-nox and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove emacs-nox

This will remove the emacs-nox 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 emacs-nox then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this emacs-nox

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove emacs-nox  

Package Data

Packageemacs-nox
Version46.1
MaintainerRob Browning
DescriptionGNU Emacs editor (metapackage, without X support)
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectioneditors

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