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I installed epiphany 3.2 via ppa at to check out the webapp feature. tried it but its not for me. i removed the ppa in the software sources, and did remove --purge, but it is still there and installed. even after a log out. how can i remove epiphany 3.2 from ubuntu (11.10).

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Try using ppa-purge for this kind of thing. Doing the following steps in a terminal should get you where you need.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge webupd8team/gnome3

We take a moment to add the webupd8 PPA again, because ppa-purge needs to figure out what is in the PPA. ppa-purge itself removes the PPA and replaces everything you got from there with the original version from Ubuntu.

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Epiphany Does not require a PPA. You can safely remove the ppa as per Dylan's instructions.

To uninstall epiphany, click here and click on Remove in the opened Software Center.

You can safely uninstall epiphany even if you leave the PPA enabled, ie you don't need to install ppa-purge at all.

Update: To remove it, you can just add the PPA, and go to software center to remove it easily. I was able to do it easily this way.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update

Then go to Software Center and remove Epiphany.

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I wanted to use webapps with Ubunut 11.10 and epiphany 3.2 that is why I used the ppa, the software centre has epiphany 3.0. I should have mentioned in my question that I did try removing with software centre and that did not work. – Dustin Oct 18 '11 at 17:04

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