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How To Uninstall bash on yakkety

To uninstall bash just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bash

GNU Bourne Again SHell Ubuntu 16.10 shells 4.3-15ubuntu1

sudo apt-get remove bash

Which will remove just the bash package itself.

Uninstall bash and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bash

This will remove the bash 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 bash then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bash

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bash  

Package Data

Package bash
Version 4.3-15ubuntu1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description GNU Bourne Again SHell
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section shells