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How To Uninstall mariadb-server on trusty

To uninstall mariadb-server just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mariadb-server

MariaDB database server (metapackage depending on the latest version) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS universe/database 5.5.36-1

sudo apt-get remove mariadb-server

Which will remove just the mariadb-server package itself.

Uninstall mariadb-server and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mariadb-server

This will remove the mariadb-server 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 mariadb-server then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mariadb-server

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mariadb-server  

Package Data

Package mariadb-server
Version 5.5.36-1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description MariaDB database server (metapackage depending on the latest version)
Distro ubuntu
Release trusty
Repo universe
Section universe/database