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How To Uninstall zlib1g-dev On Ubuntu 15.04

To uninstall zlib1g-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just zlib1g-dev

compression library – developmentUbuntu 15.04libdevel1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove zlib1g-dev

This will remove just the zlib1g-dev package itself.

Uninstall zlib1g-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove zlib1g-dev

This will remove the zlib1g-dev 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 zlib1g-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge zlib1g-dev

Or similarly, like this zlib1g-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove zlib1g-dev

Package Data

Packagezlib1g-dev
Version1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://zlib.net/
Descriptioncompression library – development
Distroubuntu
Releasevivid
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

Dependencies