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I tried to install weather gadgets for days, non of them worked. The thing is that I can download and install but nothing is working. Did I did that and why?

To make things worse, than I installed this thing called My weather indicator that is a look-a-like to an HTC gadget, As a matter of fact, I can't uninstall it at all. It is not working, I can't open the gadget, it doesn't show on mu screen, and when I go on Dash to check it out, it shows that it exists, I see a sun and a cloud which is it icon, but it can not be opened or uninstall. There is no uninstall button and the launch button is not working.

I'm new Ubuntu user, I try to learn,and I usually make things work, but for two days it (Ubuntu) is slow, not opening apps at usual pace, and then this thing with not being able to have a weather gadget or being able to uninstall the one I mentioned. Is there a way for me to set things the way they were two days ago?

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

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Sorry for grammar in this, Im not that good when typing :) –  Tereza Apr 15 '13 at 9:15
    
look at this post: askubuntu.com/questions/262304/my-weather-indicator-404-error –  konrad Apr 15 '13 at 9:20
    
konrad, thanks, but this did not help cause I can not go to that app and change the settings, like I wrote above...and those setting shouldn’t be interfering with me uninstalling it anyway.... –  Tereza Apr 15 '13 at 9:39
    
try this: rm ~/.config/my-weather-indicator/my-weather-indicator.conf as described here: bugs.launchpad.net/my-weather-indicator/+bug/1163457 –  konrad Apr 15 '13 at 9:53
    
See installed package: dpkg -l | grep my-weather-indicator to remove do: sudo apt-get remove my-weather-indicator –  konrad Apr 15 '13 at 9:57

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To remove the package:

  • Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T).
  • Run the following command:

    sudo apt-get purge my-weather-indicator
    

    You'd need to enter your password.

  • If you installed it via a ppa and you want to remove the ppa too, then you can do it by:

    sudo apt-add-repository --remove <ppa_name>
    
  • Done!
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Thank you all, helpful. :) –  Tereza Apr 22 at 10:23

The history of all the packaged that had been installed on your system are contained in this file:

 /var/log/apt/history.log
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