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I want to uninstall acroread that I downloaded from adobe's website and installed. How can I do that?

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How did you install it? What guide did you follow? –  dadexix86 Mar 2 '12 at 16:56
    
@dadexix86 I installed it through the installer program from the adobe's website. –  sawa Mar 2 '12 at 17:30
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There is an UNINSTALL script in the same folder where you installed it.

$ locate UNINSTALL
/usr/local/Adobe/Reader9/bin/UNINSTALL

$ cd /usr/local/Adobe/Reader9/bin
$ sudo ./UNINSTALL

Done!

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Or if that still doesn't work and returns Package acroread is not installed, so not removed you can try sudo apt-get purge adobereader-enu && sudo apt-get autoremove.

(Taken from http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1453166#5)

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If you have installed it manually, then you have can run

locate adobereader 

Then remove it from there and delete the folder.

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sudo apt-get remove acroread

or if you have Synaptic installed you can use that as well.

It should also show up in Software Center if your search for it, but I'm not well-versed in Software Center.

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