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How To Uninstall bsd-mailx on yakkety

To uninstall bsd-mailx just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bsd-mailx

simple mail user agent Ubuntu 16.10 mail 8.1.2-0.20160123cvs-3

sudo apt-get remove bsd-mailx

Which will remove just the bsd-mailx package itself.

Uninstall bsd-mailx and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bsd-mailx

This will remove the bsd-mailx 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 bsd-mailx then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bsd-mailx

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bsd-mailx  

Package Data

Package bsd-mailx
Version 8.1.2-0.20160123cvs-3
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description simple mail user agent
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo main
Section mail