pip-uninstall - description of pip uninstall command

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.

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

Uninstall all the packages listed in the given requirements file. This option can be used multiple times.
Don't ask for confirmation of uninstall deletions.
Action if pip is run as a root user. By default, a warning message is shown.
Allow pip to modify an EXTERNALLY-MANAGED Python installation

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