How to uninstall software
How do I remove an app (Tonido) in Ubuntu?
Ubuntu offers several ways to remove an application. For all further explanations I assume that you installed some Ubuntu package. So the explanation is not valid if you installed software via
Ubuntus Software-Center (Applications --> Software-Center) lists software which is currently installed on your computer. You can use the search box to look for a specific application. Click on the application you wish to remove and click on the Remove-button.
Another way to remove software is by using Synaptic. Click on System -> Administration -> Synaptic. A new window open and you can enter some search term into the box. So you will narrow down the list of software. After you found the software to remove right-click on the package and select Mark for Removal. Then apply the changes. Synaptic will show you a window with the changes it wants to make and if you apply the software will be removed.
Aptitude is a text-mode software. You will need to open a terminal and enter
Aptitude can also be used via commandline. If you know the exact name of the software type:
You can also use
You can also use
If you had installed the app through the normal means, I mean the Software Centre, synaptic or a .deb file, etc... you need to search for the app in the Software Centre and click uninstall.
You can also uninstall it from the command line using
There are a couple of advanced options, like purging (removing config files) and removing dependencies. You will need to use synaptic or the command line to use them.
If you used some other method of installation, you will need to tell us about how you installed it to be able to help you.