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How To Uninstall ruby on yakkety

To uninstall ruby just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just ruby

Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby (default version) Ubuntu 16.10 interpreters 1:2.3.0+4

sudo apt-get remove ruby

Which will remove just the ruby package itself.

Uninstall ruby and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ruby

This will remove the ruby 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 ruby then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this ruby

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ruby  

Package Data

Packageruby
Version1:2.3.0+4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers
DescriptionInterpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby (default version)
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectioninterpreters

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