pip-uninstall

Uninstall Python packages.

TLDR

Uninstall a package

$ pip uninstall [package_name]
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Uninstall packages listed in a specific file

$ pip uninstall --requirement [path/to/requirements.txt]
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Uninstall package without asking for confirmation

$ pip uninstall --yes [package_name]
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DESCRIPTION

Uninstall packages.

pip is able to uninstall most installed packages. Known exceptions are:

  • Pure distutils packages installed with python setup.py install, which leave behind no metadata to determine what files were installed.

  • Script wrappers installed by python setup.py develop.

USAGE

python -m pip uninstall [options] <package> ...
python -m pip uninstall [options] -r <requirements file> ...

OPTIONS

-r, --requirement <file>

Uninstall all the packages listed in the given requirements file. This option can be used multiple times.

-y, --yes

Don't ask for confirmation of uninstall deletions.

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