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How To Uninstall brightd on yakkety

To uninstall brightd just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just brightd

daemon which regulates brightness of LCDs dynamically Ubuntu 16.10 universe/utils 0.4.1-1ubuntu1

sudo apt-get remove brightd

Which will remove just the brightd package itself.

Uninstall brightd and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove brightd

This will remove the brightd 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 brightd then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this brightd

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove brightd  

Package Data

Package brightd
Version 0.4.1-1ubuntu1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description daemon which regulates brightness of LCDs dynamically
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo universe
Section universe/utils