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I am new to ubuntu, I installed cinelerra through these steps

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cinelerra-ppa/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install cinelerra

now i want to uninstall it, how is it done?

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From the terminal, run this command:

sudo apt-get purge cinelerra\*

This will completely remove (uninstall) the package.

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Also, remove the apt repository if you don't want it to download the repository information (package lists and the likes). It'll probably show up in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/, and start or contain cinelerra-ppa in its filename. Once you find that, you may want to remove that file (with sudo rm [filename]) –  Thomas W. Aug 1 '12 at 15:24
    
thanks for the advice but when i tried to remove apt repository, this was what i found now what should i do?sankar@sankar-Inspiron-N5010:~$ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ bash: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/: Is a directory –  user80673 Aug 1 '12 at 15:40
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You should cd to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ then do an ls, and the PPAs will be listed, then do a sudo rm [filename_of_cinelerra] –  Peachy Aug 1 '12 at 15:45
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