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How do I remove Skype 4.3 from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32-bit)

I installed Skype on my nephew's new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, and now we've decided to remove it. But I'm not able to locate it in my Installed programs section of Ubuntu Software Center. I'm able to ...
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1answer
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Software center can't uninstall [on hold]

I just download "dropbox" from their site. It didn't work, and the software center didn't give me the option to uninstall it, so I tried to re-install it. I got a pop-up saying that I first needed to ...
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How do I safely delete a program in Ubuntu?

I just installed 'Sublime Text 3' and for some reason I can't install the 'package manager'. Anyway, I want to try uninstall it but I can't find it in my 'ubuntu software center'. On this page it ...
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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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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
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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
49 views

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
487 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
434 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
227 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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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
141 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
225 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
2k 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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3answers
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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
56 views

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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354 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
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1answer
827 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
428 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
526 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
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3answers
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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
164 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. ...
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1answer
6k 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
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1answer
3k 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 ...
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0answers
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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 ...