How to uninstall lzma-source from Ubuntu

Uninstall lzma-source

To uninstall just lzma-source package itself from Ubuntu execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove lzma-source

Uninstall lzma-source and it's dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get autoremove lzma-source

Purging lzma-source

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

sudo apt-get purge lzma-source

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

sudo apt-get autoremove --purge lzma-source

lzma-source package information

name lzma-source
section utils

Source for the lzma kernel module

LZMA is a compression algorithm, based on the famous Lempel Ziv compression method. The main characteristics of the algorithm are very good compression, fast decompression, use of lot of RAM for compression and low usage of RAM for decompression. LZMA provides high compression ratio and very fast decompression, so it is very suitable for embedded applications. For example, it can be used for ROM (firmware) compression. This package provides the source code for the lzma kernel modules. Kernel source and headers are required to compile these modules.

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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 lzma-source package on Ubuntu