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2answers
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How to remove a lot of packages installed at a particular time?

Here is the situation: say, at 17:00, I installed a lot of packages, I can see them in the ubuntu software center history. Also I can see them in the dpkg log file using the method provided by this ...
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removing libraries after uninstallation

I removed abiword, from software center, and did autoremove and autoclean. I wanted to upgrade my system and it shows that Libabiword and abiword-common needs to be upgraded. I was surprised to see ...
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2answers
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How to uninstall programs in ubuntu if they are not in Software Center? 12.04

I've installed a program through the terminal, the program is Cuttlefish. Now I want to uninstall it and I can't find it in teh software Center. How can I do it? Thanks!
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Is it better to remove software using Ubuntu Sofware Center or Synaptic Package Manager?

I'm very new and I accidentally installed 6 text editors via the Synaptic Package Manager, and one from the Ubuntu Software Center. I know I can "remove" the text editing software with one click in ...
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4answers
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how to remove ubuntu compleletly from my laptop and install windows? [duplicate]

i have bought an laptop with Ubuntu version 12.04 and i want to remove it completely from laptop and install windows but i can't and i don't know how to uninstall it , So could anyone tell me please ...
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0answers
116 views

No sound on ubuntu after altering settings on gstreamer properties

The sound was working perfect, but then i installed gstreamer via terminal to fix my webcam. From that moment the only sound i get is at the startup. It detects my speaker fine but doesn't play any ...
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Can I safely remove pre-installed software in Ubuntu 13.10?

I uses a lots of Google Apps Product in my Laptop, Tablet and Mobile. Since I never use all pre-installed software in Ubuntu, can I remove it? E.g like: LibreOffice | I use Google Doc etc. ...
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0answers
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Software Center seems opened correctly, but disappeared suddenly after a second or two

I am trying to access Ubuntu software center to remove some app from my pc, but each time I tried to initiate Ubuntu Software Center, it appeared on the screen for 2 seconds then it disappeared ...
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1answer
313 views

Can't remove a package - not installed so not removed

I'm trying to update my version of Catfish search, which is currently 0.6.4 and I'm trying to get 0.7. I installed 0.7 and it said it was installed in software centre, but when I click the shortcut, I ...
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2answers
328 views

Find application name

I'm looking for a way to find e.g. the command name for an application that does appear in the dash. More specifically: I installed the game Costume Quest (from the Double Fine Humble Bundle), and ...
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1answer
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I have broken Ubuntu!

I have been having problems with php and phpMyAdmin and now, after manually removing php, apache2 a when I install anything from the Software Centre I get a failure message. I tried to uninstall ...
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1answer
218 views

Why am I getting these errors after running sudo apt-get -f install?

sudarshan@sudarshan-DL-H61MXP:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following ...
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0answers
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reinstall Ubuntu software center [duplicate]

ciao a tutti, ho disinstallato l'ubuntu software center perché mi dava problemi e, usando le vostre precedenti guide, ho provato a reinstallarlo, ma mi genera errori nel terminale e non lo installa. ...
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1answer
126 views

How to uninstall “LiveUSB” package? [duplicate]

I've installed the LiveUSB programme using the DEB file. What is the best way to remove the installer as I cannot find it in the software centre; is it just a python programme that can be deleted?
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1answer
186 views

How to complete unfinished installation in ubuntu 10.04?

Hi i have installed ubuntu 10.04 on my desktop. After installing i kept some softwares to install using ubuntu software center and while it was installing the power went and i hibernated the system. ...
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1answer
1k views

Unable to Add or Remove applications in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I am trying to add or remove applications from Ubuntu Software Center but ending up with the following error Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not ...
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2answers
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How do I remove the Ubuntu Software Center?

I have a pretty slow computer, and every time I open Ubuntu Software Center, the entire computer slows down, and 97% of the time, it hangs. So, I was wondering whether you can uninstall Ubuntu ...
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0answers
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software-center stopped working after crash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” problem? After a computer crash I had to reboot and since then ubuntu software-center no longer works for me. I'm ...
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0answers
337 views

Uninstalling with Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04.1 64bit [closed]

Not sure if I'm doing something wrong, or if the .deb package I'm installing is broken in some way (I've built it, using NetBeans 7.2), or if indeed this is a bug in Software Center. When I install ...
0
votes
1answer
804 views

How do I remove or uninstall DirectDownloader from Ubuntu 11.10?

I wanted to download a gallery of .jpg file from the Internet. The website suggested the DirectDownloader program to be installed to be able to download this gallery. I could install the ...
0
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1answer
400 views

Set Default music player to Banshee, yet it's still Rythmbox?

I kind of have two questions, that tie into each other. I want to set Banshee as the default music player. It seems simple enough. Go to "systems settings > Details > Default Applications" and ...
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1answer
508 views

Unable to uninstall applications via Ubuntu Software Centre

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Recently I tried to uninstall apps from Ubuntu Software centre, but it shows the app is uninstalled, but with some error. When I check the application from App Menu, It ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Accidentally uninstalled most of my programs… help?

I did an 'apt-get remove' on a whole bunch of packages including zip, curl, libx11-dev, libglib2.0-dev, etc. and, after I did that, nearly all of my applications have silently disappeared (I believe ...
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4answers
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Can I uninstall and reinstall Ubuntu Software Center?

Since migrating to a true install and upgrading to 12.04 I have had several problems that seem to relate to the Ubuntu Software Center. Hanging at applying changes and blank screen on screen lock only ...
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0answers
162 views

“Installed Software” section missing from Software Center [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) and I cannot find any option in the Software Center to list installed programs. I need to access this to streamline my list of programs before I do a fresh install. ...
9
votes
1answer
5k views

How to re-install Software Center?

I've had a problem with Software Center for a few weeks, where it has just refused to delete a removed PPA from its "All Software" and "Installed Software" drop-down menus. I've tried many suggested ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I uninstall all the packages I've installed today?

I was trying to get musepack encoder support built into ffmpeg today, and I inadvertently broke a few things but I'm not sure exactly which package I installed which broke them. How can I remove ALL ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't uninstall Ubuntu One and Banshee in Ubuntu Software Center

I recently upgraded my Google Cr-48 to Ubuntu 11.10 from Ubuntu 11.04. I have several questions. I try uninstalling Ubuntu One like I did previously (Why did it re-install?). It comes up with an ...
2
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1answer
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How to uninstall Ubuntu Software Center in 11.10? [duplicate]

I am trying to uninstall software center for ubuntu oneric using the command sudo apt-get remove software center and get this as result Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
9
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2answers
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Fixing software center catalog

I'm new to Ubuntu, it looks like it is better than Windows. Last day I tried to install Kget (the download manager) but during the process my computer suddenly stopped working. So I had to switch it ...
13
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0answers
1k views

Uninstalling application built from source [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If I build a package from source how can I uninstall or remove completely? I know that Ubuntu has come a long way in helping new users to get used to their linux ...