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How do I uninstall Android Studio if it was installed via Ubuntu Developer Tools Center (UDTC)?

I installed Android Studio Beta on Xubuntu 14.10 by executing udtc android in a terminal. I want to uninstall it such that there are no traces on my machine of its prior existence. I chose ...
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Is it safe to manually remove packages that apt-get remove/autoremove left behind?

Facts: Yesterday I installed openjdk-7-jre in a Ubuntu Server 14.04, which installed over 100+ packages. Later, I realized that I would only need to install openjdk-7-headless. Then I uninstalled ...
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How can I uninstall only one of the versions of Libre Office?

I have both versions of Libre Office installed - 4.3 and the default: dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall | grep libreoffice shows libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gstreamer libreoffice-base-core ...
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How to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from Ubuntu 14.04

I want to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from my Ubuntu 14.04. I used the '.bundle' file to install VMware Workstation.
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Uninstall selected packages by date [duplicate]

Is there a way to uninstall all packages that were installed in a span of time between 1 min? I tried using the synaptic package manager but I can't find any filter to be able to check only the ...
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Can't remove Libre office Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Libre office installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to remove it but even though it say's it is uninstalled it still works, exists, and most importantly of all takes up my disk space. I ...
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Why does a program need 64MB to install but frees up 3.5 MB when it is removed later in Ubuntu?

Okay, I installed a 64MB sized program. Now I'm trying to uninstall it using Terminal: sudo apt-get purge <program-name> after running that command, the confirmation message will be: blah ...
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Fully scan and clean broken installations in Ubuntu 12.04

I have gone through the Dist Usage Utility in Ubuntu and I deleted some folders here and there in my Desktop and also in my Downloads. These included some software packages I had installed ...
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I am not able to uninstall an application that did not install correctly at the start itself, which was a third party software

My name is Davidson. I had tried to install a third-party software to make my modem work. The modem was Tata Photon+ which came with its own drivers. The software did not install well nor would it ...
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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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Remove ubuntu-desktop

I've installed xubuntu-desktop and I want to get rid of all the ubuntu-desktop and Unity-related packages. But all the guides I've found are either outdated (psychocatz) or simply don't work ...
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how to uninstall ns-2.35 from ubuntu 12.04

i am new to ns2, i'd like to uninstall my ns-allinone-2.35 package, from ubuntu 12.04LTS i followed these steps: sudo aptitude purge ns-allinone-2.35 sudo apt-get purge ns-allinone-2.35 sudo ...
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Uninstalling Window and using Ubuntu as the only OS [duplicate]

I do all my task in Ubuntu. How will I be able to remove the Windows8 using ubuntu? I don't want to see Windows8 name displayed in the grub menu. And I want Ubuntu to be started in the first hand ...
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After an upgrade to 14.04, grub menu shows both 12.04 and 14.04

I updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. The grub menu shows both Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04. I don't think the older entry should still be there. I need to remove the old one. How am I supposed to do so?
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How to uninstall teamspeak 3 client on ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I tried to uninstall teamspeak 3 client with this command rm but it does not succeed. How do I completely uninstall it?
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How to remove a third party software that is installed but cannot be located?

I have been on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while now. I was looking for a DVD burning software because both Brasero and K3b proved quite unsatisfactory. Eventually I located Nero Linux 4.0 on the internet and ...
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formated windows without uninstalling ubuntu

I have formatted my laptop before I uninstalled Ubuntu from it and now it has it as a "choice" in my boot options but I can't boot it because the drive was formatted. If I install it, it duplicates ...
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How to remove kubuntu desktop environment and change to default unity desktop environment? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed KDE recently.I don't know how to uninstall/remove it. It displays an error message and I want to switch back to default Unity Desktop Environment. How to ...
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Uninstall Spotify?

I was under the assumption it would work with wine, but was incorrect. I would like to completely remove it but everything I've seen on the internet hasn't helped in the slightest.
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How to uninstall Facebook Messenger from Ubuntu 14.04?

Recently I installed Facebook Messenger in my Ubuntu 14.04 and then I noticed that it is no longer supported in Ubuntu. So I tried to uninstall it. When I checked Software Center I can't find an entry ...
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How to remove nginx and re activate apache?

I have installed Apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin on my Ubuntu 14.04 but later on mistakenly I install nginx. Now my localhost page show me Welcome to nginx server. And the localhost/phpmyadmin ...
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uninstalled libgconf2-4 by mistake now i cant reinstall it, need help [duplicate]

You might want to run apt-get -f install to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: aisleriot : Depends: libgconf-2-4 (>= 2.31.1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Unable to install/remove any Application/package in UBUNTU 12.04 LTS, error: JAVA_HOME

This is the error in the "Package Operation failed window": installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (4.13a.dfsg.1-8ubuntu2) ... /etc/environment: line 3: JAVA_HOME: command not found dpkg: ...
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Defective package uninstalled some apps from Ubuntu

I have downloaded a package gametreelinux, which I tried to install but failed. It uninstalled the Ubuntu Software Center, System Settings, and maybe other things too. How do I restore these? (I've ...
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Can not uninstall any software from Ubuntu 12.04

I can't uninstall anything either from software centre or by using synaptic or the terminal TL;DR laptop@laptop-HP-Compaq-nc6400-RC454AW-ABU:~$ sudo apt-get --purge remove deluge [sudo] password ...
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How to uninstall or remove reddit script?

I was experimenting and I downloaded and installed (i guess) the reddit install script. After that I saw that it was advised to do it in a Virtualbox. so, I want to remove it. How can I do it? Has ...
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How to remove utorrent completely

I have installed utorrent by using the steps mentioned in the link below on ubantu 12.04(32 bit): How to install utorrent step by step? But it's using port 8080 and so want to remove it completely, ...
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How can I uninstall Adobe acroread when nothing else works?

I have checked all similar questions. None of them offer a working solution in my case. This is not a duplicate. Here are the details of my unique situation: $ acroread This causes Adobe Acrobat ...
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Uninstalling a compiled package

I have installed gambas2_2.23.1.orig.tar.gz from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gambas2/2.23.1-1ubuntu3 in Ubuntu 13.10, by configuring and then making it. How can I uninstall it and reverse ...
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How do I Remove Pokemon Online?

I was told to try sudo apt-get remove pokemon-online-client but it says command not found: pokemon-online-client. what should I do to remove it?
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How to uninstall armory from ubuntu 12.04

I have recently installed Bitcoin Armory in my computer. Unfortunately I don't have enough space, so I wish to uninstall it for now. Can someone help me? Thank you
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Is there a way to uninstall everything BUT the Ubuntu OS ? I want to clean my virtual machine,

I wonder if there is a command which cleans my virtual machine completely, by removing everything but the operating system. And no i dont prefer to create a new one and delete the old one completely.
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How do I uninstall Extreme Download Manager?

How do I uninstall Extreme Download Manager on Ubuntu 12.04? That means also getting rid of the icon that appears in the Application area of Dash as well as all the Java related stuff that was ...
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Uninstall sqlplus in 12.04

My sqlplus failed to run and i couldn't find a solution to run it...Now i want to uninstall it but to my surprise there is no tutorials for it. I'll appreciate if someone can please tell me how to ...
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How to UNINSTALL Brother drivers?

How do I fix this? /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrscandec2.so.1 is not a symbolic link /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libbrcolm2.so.1 is not a symbolic link More relevantly, how do I uninstall ...
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SOLVED: remove TornTV on 12.04LTS and install Clamtk

I unintentionally got TornTV malware installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 system during torrent transmission. So, I used sudo apt-get remove TornTV, but the command couldn't locate the TornTV in system, ...
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Should I get rid of these packages or should I not?

I am pretty new to Ubuntu. Recently, I had some problems with Skype. So I uninstalled/re-installed it. And the problem was solved. I also decided to get rid of the little message/mail indicator on top ...
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Removing Wine entirely

How can I remove Wine entirely from Ubuntu 13.10? I have tried sudo apt-get autoclean wine sudo apt-get remove wine sudo apt-get clean wine but Wine has not been removed yet.
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Installation / Uninstallation doesn't work

when executing sudo apt-get install or similar commands, I'm getting this message: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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uninstall tata photon plus

I have installed tata photon plus modem previously. Now I don't want to use it. I tried to uninstall, when I click on "uninstall photon plus" in dash its appearing "You must run the process by ...
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uninstall and reinstall to 13.10

As stated before I'm a complete novice with ubuntu and now I'm in a terrible bind. The most efficient and quickest way see to fix nut issue is to delete and reinstall to the latest upgrade. How do i ...
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Uninstalling Issue

I installed ubuntu through a Usb stick. I didn't create any partition for it. I'm not sure of where ubuntu has been installed now. I did not have any data loss on any of the local drive volumes ...
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How do I uninstall Real Player on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Real Player right from their website with a debian package sent to my download file that was opened up through the software center. I decided to uninstall it. And deleted the debian ...
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how to uninstall fdupes from ubuntu

I have installed fdupes. I would like to know the authenticity of the program, any review would be highly appreciated. Now I want to uninstall the program from Ubuntu. Please help with the steps. ...
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How do I uninstall the Mention beta for Ubuntu?

I recently installed the Mention beta for Ubuntu, a tool to track mentions in social media. The install is a bin file that you have to install from the command line. There's no uninstaller and apt-get ...
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How to uninstall summon-arm-toolchain?

Recently I've cloned and installed summon-arm-toolchain from the git repository summon-arm-toolchain. After reading README file and do a little try outs with this toolchain I've seen that installed ...
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How to have packages' rc config files deleted on package removal?

Yesterday I noticed the following when I started removing several apps I was not going to use. The file in the rc folders (/etc/rc0.d , /etc/rc1.d.... /etc/rc6.d) associated with the deleted app were ...
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How to uninstall LibreOffice?

Which package should I remove to completely remove libreoffice? I have no need for office tools. That's the one gripe I have with package managers like apt, there's no simple way to perform the ...