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How To Uninstall r8168-dkms on yakkety

To uninstall r8168-dkms just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just r8168-dkms

dkms source for the r8168 network driver Ubuntu 16.10 universe/kernel 8.042.00-2

sudo apt-get remove r8168-dkms

Which will remove just the r8168-dkms package itself.

Uninstall r8168-dkms and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove r8168-dkms

This will remove the r8168-dkms 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 r8168-dkms then this will work.

  Caution!   Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge r8168-dkms  

Or similarly, like this r8168-dkms

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove r8168-dkms  

Package Data

Packager8168-dkms
Version8.042.00-2
MaintainerUbuntu Developers
Descriptiondkms source for the r8168 network driver
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/kernel

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