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How To Uninstall cpio On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall cpio just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just cpio

GNU cpio — a program to manage archives of filesUbuntu 16.10utils2.11+dfsg-5ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove cpio

This will remove just the cpio package itself.

Uninstall cpio and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove cpio

This will remove the cpio 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 cpio then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this cpio

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cpio

Package Data

Packagecpio
Version2.11+dfsg-5ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/
DescriptionGNU cpio — a program to manage archives of files
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionutils

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