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How To Uninstall bbdb on yakkety

To uninstall bbdb just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bbdb

The Insidious Big Brother Database (email rolodex) for Emacs Ubuntu 16.10 mail 2.36-4

sudo apt-get remove bbdb

Which will remove just the bbdb package itself.

Uninstall bbdb and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bbdb

This will remove the bbdb 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 bbdb then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bbdb

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bbdb  

Package Data

Package bbdb
Version 2.36-4
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description The Insidious Big Brother Database (email rolodex) for Emacs
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section mail