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How To Uninstall bwa on yakkety

To uninstall bwa just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just bwa

Burrows-Wheeler Aligner Ubuntu 16.10 universe/science 0.7.15-2

sudo apt-get remove bwa

Which will remove just the bwa package itself.

Uninstall bwa and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove bwa

This will remove the bwa 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 bwa then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this bwa

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove bwa  

Package Data

Package bwa
Version 0.7.15-2
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description Burrows-Wheeler Aligner
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo universe
Section universe/science