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How To Uninstall unity8-common on vivid

To uninstall unity8-common just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just unity8-common

Unity 8 shell (common files) Ubuntu 15.04 universe/x11 8.02+15.04.20150409.1-0ubuntu1

sudo apt-get remove unity8-common

Which will remove just the unity8-common package itself.

Uninstall unity8-common and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove unity8-common

This will remove the unity8-common 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 unity8-common then this will work.

  Caution!   Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge unity8-common  

Or similarly, like this unity8-common

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove unity8-common  

Package Data

Package unity8-common
Version 8.02+15.04.20150409.1-0ubuntu1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description Unity 8 shell (common files)
Distro ubuntu
Release vivid
Repo universe
Section universe/x11