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How To Uninstall explain on stretch

To uninstall explain just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just explain

utility to explain system call errors Debian 9.0 devel 1.4.D001-6

sudo apt-get remove explain

Which will remove just the explain package itself.

Uninstall explain and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove explain

This will remove the explain 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 explain then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this explain

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove explain  

Package Data

Package explain
Version 1.4.D001-6
Maintainer Debian QA Group
Description utility to explain system call errors
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section devel