How to uninstall lua-penlight from Ubuntu

Uninstall lua-penlight

To uninstall just lua-penlight package itself from Ubuntu execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove lua-penlight

Uninstall lua-penlight and it's dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get autoremove lua-penlight

Purging lua-penlight

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

sudo apt-get purge lua-penlight

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

sudo apt-get autoremove --purge lua-penlight

lua-penlight package information

name lua-penlight
section interpreters

Collection of general purpose libraries for the Lua language

website Penlight/ 

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 lua-penlight package on Ubuntu