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How To Uninstall bcmwl-kernel-source on yakkety

To uninstall bcmwl-kernel-source just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bcmwl-kernel-source

Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source Ubuntu 16.10 restricted/admin

sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source

Which will remove just the bcmwl-kernel-source package itself.

Uninstall bcmwl-kernel-source and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bcmwl-kernel-source

This will remove the bcmwl-kernel-source 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 bcmwl-kernel-source then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bcmwl-kernel-source

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bcmwl-kernel-source  

Package Data

Package bcmwl-kernel-source
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo restricted
Section restricted/admin