How to cleanly uninstall ansible

Question:

Running debian jessie

I installed Ansible using the following procedure:

Is there a way to cleanly uninstall Ansible that does not involve sifting through my directory tree and deleting?

The aim is to reinstall Ansible version 1.9 instead of the latest 2.1.0

Answer:

Your best bet is to install checkinstall, run the install again under checkinstalls control, and then use dpkg to remove things.

https://wiki.debian.org/CheckInstall

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