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How To Uninstall rdate on stretch

To uninstall rdate just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just rdate

sets the system's date from a remote host Debian 9.0 net 1:1.2-6

sudo apt-get remove rdate

Which will remove just the rdate package itself.

Uninstall rdate and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove rdate

This will remove the rdate 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 rdate then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this rdate

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove rdate  

Package Data

Package rdate
Version 1:1.2-6
Maintainer Anibal Monsalve Salazar
Description sets the system's date from a remote host
Distro debian
Release stretch
Repo main
Section net