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How To Uninstall binutils-dev on yakkety

To uninstall binutils-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just binutils-dev

GNU binary utilities (BFD development files) Ubuntu 16.10 devel 2.27-8ubuntu2

sudo apt-get remove binutils-dev

Which will remove just the binutils-dev package itself.

Uninstall binutils-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove binutils-dev

This will remove the binutils-dev 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 binutils-dev then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this binutils-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove binutils-dev  

Package Data

Package binutils-dev
Version 2.27-8ubuntu2
Maintainer Ubuntu Core developers
Description GNU binary utilities (BFD development files)
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section devel