How to uninstall classpath-common from Ubuntu

Uninstall classpath-common

To uninstall just classpath-common package itself from Ubuntu execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove classpath-common

Uninstall classpath-common and it's dependent packages

To uninstall the classpath-common package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get autoremove classpath-common

Purging classpath-common

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of classpath-common from Ubuntu then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge classpath-common

To delete configuration and/or data files of classpath-common and it's dependencies from Ubuntu then execute:

sudo apt-get autoremove --purge classpath-common

classpath-common package information

name classpath-common
section libs

clean room standard Java libraries - architecture independent files

GNU classpath provides a free replacement for Sun's proprietary class libraries so that the GNU system can run programs written in the Java language. GNU Classpath makes it possible to compile DFSG-free programs written in the Java language without depending on proprietary class libraries. GNU Classpath can be used to run Java applications without depending on proprietary software. This package contains the GNU Classpath .class files in the archive


More information about apt-get remove

Advanced Package Tool, or APT, is a free software user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on Debian, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. APT simplifies the process of managing software on Unix-like computer systems by automating the retrieval, configuration and installation of software packages, either from precompiled files or by compiling source code.

apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages, and may be considered the user's "back-end" to other tools using the APT library.

apt-get remove is identical to install except that packages are removed instead of installed. Note that removing a package leaves its configuration files on the system. If a plus sign is appended to the package name (with no intervening space), the identified package will be installed instead of removed.

See Also

How to install classpath-common package on Ubuntu