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How To Uninstall mercurial on trusty

To uninstall mercurial just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mercurial

easy-to-use, scalable distributed version control system Ubuntu 14.04 LTS universe/devel 2.8.2-1ubuntu1

sudo apt-get remove mercurial

Which will remove just the mercurial package itself.

Uninstall mercurial and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mercurial

This will remove the mercurial 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 mercurial then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mercurial

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mercurial  

Package Data

Package mercurial
Version 2.8.2-1ubuntu1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description easy-to-use, scalable distributed version control system
Distro ubuntu
Release trusty
Repo universe
Section universe/devel