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How To Uninstall libboost-iostreams-dev on wheezy

To uninstall libboost-iostreams-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libboost-iostreams-dev

Boost.Iostreams Library development files (default version) Debian 7.0 libdevel 1.49.0.1

sudo apt-get remove libboost-iostreams-dev

Which will remove just the libboost-iostreams-dev package itself.

Uninstall libboost-iostreams-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libboost-iostreams-dev

This will remove the libboost-iostreams-dev 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 libboost-iostreams-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this libboost-iostreams-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libboost-iostreams-dev  

Package Data

Packagelibboost-iostreams-dev
Version1.49.0.1
MaintainerDebian Boost Team
DescriptionBoost.Iostreams Library development files (default version)
Distrodebian
Releasewheezy
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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