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How To Uninstall xinetd On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

To uninstall xinetd just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xinetd

replacement for inetd with many enhancementsUbuntu 12.04 LTSnet1:2.3.14-7ubuntu4
sudo apt-get remove xinetd

This will remove just the xinetd package itself.

Uninstall xinetd and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xinetd

This will remove the xinetd 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 xinetd then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xinetd

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xinetd

Package Data

Packagexinetd
Version1:2.3.14-7ubuntu4
MaintainerUbuntu Core Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://www.xinetd.org
Descriptionreplacement for inetd with many enhancements
Distroubuntu
Releaseprecise
Repomain
Sectionnet

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