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How To Uninstall mktemp on trusty

To uninstall mktemp just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just mktemp

coreutils mktemp transitional package Ubuntu 14.04 LTS universe/utils 8.21-1ubuntu5

sudo apt-get remove mktemp

Which will remove just the mktemp package itself.

Uninstall mktemp and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove mktemp

This will remove the mktemp 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 mktemp then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this mktemp

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove mktemp  

Package Data

Package mktemp
Version 8.21-1ubuntu5
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description coreutils mktemp transitional package
Distro ubuntu
Release trusty
Repo universe
Section universe/utils