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Will sudo apt-get purge steam completely remove steam and all the games installed with it?

Is there anything else that I have to remove or run to achieve this?

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That will only remove the steam installer. Steam itself, and all games installed through it, are not part of the packaging system.

You will also need to delete the ~/.local/share/Steam/ folder and its contents, to fully remove Steam and its games from your system. If you chose to install any games in alternate directories not under ~/.local/share/Steam/, you will also need to remove them as well.

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what if i have installed some of the games on a different location? Just remove that directory? – AFwcxx Jul 19 '14 at 13:02
@AFwcxx, yes, you'll have to delete those directories as well. – muru Jul 19 '14 at 16:01
There is also a ~/.steam directory to remove. It contains EULA and some symlinks. Delete that too. – Adam Ryczkowski Mar 9 '15 at 15:44
I only had steam-launcher installed. – Zlatev Apr 18 '15 at 15:04

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