uninstall asterisk in ubuntu

How to Uninstall Asterisk in Ubuntu

Asterisk is a popular PBX platform for developing communication applications such as VOIP and conference servers. Although it is used by individuals, SMBs, enterprises & governments worldwide, sometimes you may need to remove asterisk from your system, in case of issues. In this article, we will look at how to uninstall asterisk in Ubuntu.


How to Uninstall Asterisk in Ubuntu

Here are the steps to uninstall asterisk in Ubuntu. There are different ways to uninstall Asterisk. We will look at each of them one by one.


Uninstall Asterisk

Open terminal and run the following command to uninstall Asterisk. This will not remove any dependencies or configuration files.

$ sudo apt-get remove asterisk


Uninstall Asterisk & its Dependencies

Open terminal and run the following command to remove asterisk as well as other dependent packages that are no longer required on your system. This will not remove any configuration files.

$ sudo apt-get autoremove asterisk


Purge Asterisk

If you want to delete configuration and/or data files, run the following command.

$ sudo apt-get purge asterisk

If you want to delete configuration and/or data files of its dependencies also, then run the following command.

$ sudo apt-get autoremove --purge asterisk

That’s it. In this article, we have learnt how to uninstall asterisk package from ubuntu.

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