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How To Uninstall clamav On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

To uninstall clamav just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just clamav

anti-virus utility for Unix – command-line interfaceUbuntu 14.04 LTSutils0.98.1+dfsg-4ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove clamav

This will remove just the clamav package itself.

Uninstall clamav and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove clamav

This will remove the clamav 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 clamav then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this clamav

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove clamav

Package Data

Packageclamav
Version0.98.1+dfsg-4ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://www.clamav.net/
Descriptionanti-virus utility for Unix – command-line interface
Distroubuntu
Releasetrusty
Repomain
Sectionutils

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