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How To Uninstall screen On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall screen just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just screen

terminal multiplexer with VT100/ANSI terminal emulationUbuntu 16.10misc4.4.0-4
sudo apt-get remove screen

This will remove just the screen package itself.

Uninstall screen and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove screen

This will remove the screen 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 screen then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this screen

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove screen

Package Data

Packagescreen
Version4.4.0-4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Home pagehttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/screen
Descriptionterminal multiplexer with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repomain
Sectionmisc

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