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How To Uninstall binutils on yakkety

To uninstall binutils just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just binutils

GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities Ubuntu 16.10 devel 2.27-8ubuntu2

sudo apt-get remove binutils

Which will remove just the binutils package itself.

Uninstall binutils and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove binutils

This will remove the binutils 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 then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this binutils

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove binutils  

Package Data

Package binutils
Version 2.27-8ubuntu2
Maintainer Ubuntu Core developers
Description GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section devel

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