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How To Uninstall passwd On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall passwd just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just passwd

change and administer password and group dataUbuntu 16.10admin1:4.2-3.2ubuntu1
sudo apt-get remove passwd

This will remove just the passwd package itself.

Uninstall passwd and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove passwd

This will remove the passwd 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 passwd then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this passwd

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove passwd

Package Data

Packagepasswd
Version1:4.2-3.2ubuntu1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttp://pkg-shadow.alioth.debian.org/
Descriptionchange and administer password and group data
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionadmin

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