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Uninstall a global package – npm

Summary

To uninstall a global package, enter the following command in your terminal:

npm uninstall -g package-name

Details

To uninstall a global package, you can use the npm uninstall command with a -g flag. For example, if you wanted to uninstall the gatsby-cli package, you would enter the following command in your terminal:

npm uninstall -g gatsby-cli

If the package was uninstalled successfully, you should see something similar to the following print out in your terminal:

removed 91 packages in 0.731s

To check that the package was uninstalled, enter the following command in your terminal to list all of your global packages:

npm list -g --depth 0

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Reference

Uninstalling global packages | npm Documentation

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