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How To Uninstall firmware-atheros on stretch

To uninstall firmware-atheros just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just firmware-atheros

Binary firmware for Atheros wireless cards Debian 9.0 non-free/kernel 20161130-3

sudo apt-get remove firmware-atheros

Which will remove just the firmware-atheros package itself.

Uninstall firmware-atheros and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove firmware-atheros

This will remove the firmware-atheros 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 firmware-atheros then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this firmware-atheros

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove firmware-atheros  

Package Data

Packagefirmware-atheros
Version20161130-3
MaintainerDebian Kernel Team
DescriptionBinary firmware for Atheros wireless cards
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Reponon-free
Sectionnon-free/kernel

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