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I installed the Youtube scope and lens using these commands in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/lenses
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install yavol scope-youtube

Every time I open the dash, the same batch of videos are are displayed under "Videos" and when I try searching for a video, the same videos are still displayed. I'd like to remove this lens, but when I search for it in the software center, its nowhere to be found. Help removing the lens would be appreciated.

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Thanks! Worked like a charm! – Jeff Aug 24 '12 at 18:41
up vote 4 down vote accepted
  • Please open the terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T, and then type/paste:

  • To remove the packages: sudo apt-get purge yavol scope-youtube

  • To remove that PPA: sudo apt-add-repository --remove ppa:atareao/lenses
  • Finally, update so that all traces of the PPA are removed: sudo apt-get update

Close terminal, the end. :)

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