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How To Uninstall xz-utils on trusty

To uninstall xz-utils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xz-utils

XZ-format compression utilities Ubuntu 14.04 LTS utils 5.1.1alpha+20120614-2ubuntu2

sudo apt-get remove xz-utils

Which will remove just the xz-utils package itself.

Uninstall xz-utils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xz-utils

This will remove the xz-utils 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 xz-utils then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xz-utils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xz-utils  

Package Data

Packagexz-utils
Version5.1.1alpha+20120614-2ubuntu2
MaintainerUbuntu Developers
DescriptionXZ-format compression utilities
Distroubuntu
Releasetrusty
Repomain
Sectionutils

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