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How To Uninstall tk8.5 on yakkety

To uninstall tk8.5 just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just tk8.5

Tk toolkit for Tcl and X11, v8.5 - windowing shell Ubuntu 16.10 universe/libs 8.5.19-1ubuntu1

sudo apt-get remove tk8.5

Which will remove just the tk8.5 package itself.

Uninstall tk8.5 and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove tk8.5

This will remove the tk8.5 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 tk8.5 then this will work.

  Caution!   Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge tk8.5  

Or similarly, like this tk8.5

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove tk8.5  

Package Data

Package tk8.5
Version 8.5.19-1ubuntu1
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description Tk toolkit for Tcl and X11, v8.5 - windowing shell
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo universe
Section universe/libs