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How To Uninstall hplip On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

To uninstall hplip just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just hplip

HP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP)Ubuntu 16.04 LTSutils3.16.3+repack0-1
sudo apt-get remove hplip

This will remove just the hplip package itself.

Uninstall hplip and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove hplip

This will remove the hplip 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 hplip then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this hplip

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove hplip

Package Data

Packagehplip
Version3.16.3+repack0-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/index.html
DescriptionHP Linux Printing and Imaging System (HPLIP)
Distroubuntu
Releasexenial
Repomain
Sectionutils

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