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How To Uninstall patch on xenial

To uninstall patch just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just patch

Apply a diff file to an original Ubuntu 16.04 LTS utils 2.7.5-1

sudo apt-get remove patch

Which will remove just the patch package itself.

Uninstall patch and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove patch

This will remove the patch 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 patch then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this patch

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove patch  

Package Data

Packagepatch
Version2.7.5-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers
DescriptionApply a diff file to an original
Distroubuntu
Releasexenial
Repomain
Sectionutils

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