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How To Uninstall idle-python2.7 on vivid

To uninstall idle-python2.7 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just idle-python2.7

IDE for Python (v2.7) using Tkinter Ubuntu 15.04 python 2.7.9-2ubuntu3

sudo apt-get remove idle-python2.7

Which will remove just the idle-python2.7 package itself.

Uninstall idle-python2.7 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove idle-python2.7

This will remove the idle-python2.7 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 idle-python2.7 then this will work.

  Caution!   Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge idle-python2.7  

Or similarly, like this idle-python2.7

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove idle-python2.7  

Package Data

Package idle-python2.7
Version 2.7.9-2ubuntu3
Maintainer Ubuntu Core Developers
Description IDE for Python (v2.7) using Tkinter
Distro ubuntu
Release vivid
Repo main
Section python