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What is the terminal command for easily uninstalling programs or software?

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sudo apt-get remove <program name here>

(or aptitude instead of apt-get, if you prefer it).

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sudo apt-get --purge remove <program name here> will go farther and remove any configuration files the program created. Good if you're having problems with a program and just want to start over. Bad if you might want to re-install later and pick up where you were with that program. –  Marc Jun 21 '13 at 21:50

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