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I have downloaded opera from the website (deb package) and installed it. Now I want to remove it but I don't know how. I tried sudo apt-get remove opera but it didn't work.

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When you install via the downloaded .deb binaries/installer and not the opera repository for Opera, then it was installed with dpkg, and not apt-get.

Try using sudo dpkg --remove opera to remove it.

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thanks alot it really works thank you –  user159082 May 16 '13 at 2:20
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You're welcome, @user159082! Don't forget to mark this as accepted if it helped! –  Thomas W. May 16 '13 at 2:28

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