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How To Uninstall cups-client On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

To uninstall cups-client just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just cups-client

Common UNIX Printing System(tm) – client programs (SysV)Ubuntu 12.04 LTSnet1.5.2-9ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove cups-client

This will remove just the cups-client package itself.

Uninstall cups-client and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove cups-client

This will remove the cups-client 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 cups-client then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this cups-client

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cups-client

Package Data

Packagecups-client
Version1.5.2-9ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://www.cups.org
DescriptionCommon UNIX Printing System(tm) – client programs (SysV)
Distroubuntu
Releaseprecise
Repomain
Sectionnet

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