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How To Uninstall bison on yakkety

To uninstall bison just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bison

YACC-compatible parser generator Ubuntu 16.10 devel 2:3.0.4.dfsg-1

sudo apt-get remove bison

Which will remove just the bison package itself.

Uninstall bison and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bison

This will remove the bison 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 bison then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bison

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bison  

Package Data

Package bison
Version 2:3.0.4.dfsg-1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description YACC-compatible parser generator
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section devel