Questions about uninstalling software in Ubuntu, or uninstalling Ubuntu from a computer.

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How To Uninstall Program In Ubuntu

I opening terminal and writing sudo apt-get remove Kazam but it does not work: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to ...
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App has been deleting for ever

I tried to install Steam, but it failed. The thing is, I tried to delete it from the app center (not sure what it is called in English), but it has been stuck at the 'Deleting...' point for last 20 ...
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I want to remove Ubuntu and Windows from a USB stick

I want to uninstall Ubuntu and install Windows. I created a bootable USB stick and a bootable CD of Windows. I am using Ubuntu 16.04. When I install my CD or bootable disk and try to boot from USB ...
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How do I stop the Ubuntu options menu from automatically appearing every time I start the computer? [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ubuntu on my flash drive, but I accidentally installed it on a library computer. It runs alongside the original OS (windows 7), but every time somebody starts the computer, the ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 16.04 running alongside Windows 7 (preferably without using a cd)?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my flash drive, but it installed on the computer (at a public library) that I was using (although the computer still runs Windows 7). The librarians asked me to ...
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How do I uninstall/remove drivers for a iphone?

OK..I have iphone that doesn't connect to my ubuntu as it should. I want to remove and reinstall its drivers that are automatically installed upon plugging in. How do I completely remove the drivers ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu and the Boot up option

I had recently installed Ubuntu MATE and I had a few troubles with it so I decided to uninstall and play around with a few more distros. Now, when I uninstalled it(deleted partition and got rid of the ...
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windows 10 not bootable after ubuntu 16

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS along side Windows 10. Now when when I boot the sysytem, only Ubuntu is bootable. There appears a Windows option but it fails to boot when selected. It shows the ...
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Is it possbile to uninstall sh?

This may sound silly but I want to uninstall sh (for research purposes) and replace it with my own shell. Is this actually possible? Many scripts and programs seem to have it hardcoded in, so I'm in ...
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how to uninstall bitnami-orangehrm?

I have downloaded "bitnami-orangehrm-3.3.2-1-linux-installer.run" also I have installed it. Now i would like to uninstal it. because, I used wrong port number at the time of installation process. ...
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How to remove everything MATE related?

I recently installed MATE desktop on ubuntu 16.04 and later decided to uninstall it. I did so using the commandsudo apt-get remove mate-desktop. It was uninstalled and was no longer available on the ...
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Remove/Uninstall Python 3.5

I am trying to uninstall Python 3.5. I have tried this up till now: sudo make clean sudo make uninstall sudo -n install These commands don't remove Python 3.5 completely. I want to keep 3.4 as it ...
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Why is Ubuntu capturing space after uninstallation?

I had installed ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 7 through wubi. However, due to some issues I decided to uninstall that. During uninstallation I messed up things badly. I first deleted the 'Ubuntu' folder in ...
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Uninstall adobe reader

When I try to remove adobe reader, it shows the following error: jeeva@jeeva-HCL-ME-Laptop:~$ sudo apt-get remove adobe reader [sudo] password for jeeva: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How do I start over installing Wordpress on 14.04?

I installed Wordpress on 14.04 last year and had a working website and login. I recently let the Blue host expire for it and removed the nameservers and link back to Tumblr. Without remembering this, ...
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How did someone disable my Ubuntu bootloader?

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my Thinkpad. However, some idiot (who didn't know my password) accessed my computer while I was gone (after I hibernated it) and must have messed ...
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how to remove unity 8 system settings?

How can i remove unity 8 system settings? After installing unity 8 i don't like it so i searched how to remove and i remove it by running these commands : sudo apt-get remove unity8-desktop-session-...
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How can I uninstall amazon app on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've tried using sudo apt-get remove amazon and the result was sudo-apt-get: command not found and I tried sudo apt-get remove amazon* and I got Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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uninstalling .sh files

I have been run this code sudo ./uninstall.sh in the the directory which I had been install netbeans 8.0.1 and the code runs and the uninstall window opens but it doesn,t uninstall anything.!! Is ...
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How to install ubuntu and remove windows 10 [duplicate]

How do I go about and remove the windows 10 os and install the Linux Ubuntu os. I need to know what to do and what not to do. I tried to install Ubuntu along side of my windows 10 os and deleted my ...
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Deleted single file, after reboot it's back

I have a file "Zkousky.ics" (calendar file, exams) on my desktop. Whenever I remove it, however, after reboot the file is back. I used several methods of removing, but the file is always coming back ...
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how to uninstall everpad? [duplicate]

As mentioned in title. I realized using wine to install evernote is better than using everpad itself. After all there are some options that everpad doesn't have. I installed everpad through terminal ...
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How to remove nodejs from Ubuntu 16.04?

Steps to replicate: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (x86-64) sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs sudo apt-get install npm I want to uninstall nodejs and npm and have seen several posts which ...
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Recover My Windows partitions ,data and operating system(windows 10) from live USB Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my GPT(UEFI) kind of HP Notebook

Please solve my problem. Originally I had windows 10 with 4 drives (C: D: E: F:). Now after trying to install Ubuntu I have only a single partition of 930 GB and I am unable to see my data in it. I ...
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What is a correct way to remove old boost version and install new one?

I want to delete libboost1.54-dev(which I think was installed via sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends libboost-all-dev) and install libboost1.56-devon Ubuntu 14.04. Seems command sudo apt-...
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Evolution messages keeps coming back after uninstall and install

I am unable to perform a fresh installation of Evolution. I tried all the methods given in the post How do I completely remove Evolution?. But it doesn't help. After I uninstall and reinstall I end ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm currently dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. Ubuntu is pretty much broken, and everywhere I've looked doesn't have a solution, so I wish to uninstall it. I read that it's possible to uninstall ...
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How to uninstall Pentaho ubuntu 14.04

I want to uninstall pentaho application with a script in the terminal. Thanks.
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I just accidentally uninstalled a lot of programs, is there way to get all of them back at once? [duplicate]

Okay, so, this question may have been asked before, but I really need help. I ran sudo aptitudeto find a specific package that I wanted to delete. I pressed "Install/Remove Pkgs" and there was a ...
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Reinstall Libre office 5.2.0

I had libre office installed on ubuntu 16.04. I used to use the breeze icons. I noticed that there was an updated version and silly me I uninstalled and installed a beta version for 5.2.0 through tar....
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Remove one Ubuntu installation using another

I have two installations of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, and I want to get rid of one of them. How can I remove one of them? I've seen a lot of answers to questions, but they all deal with how to ...
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Uninstalling R and some packages (CRAN, devtools, and GitHub)

I've been on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for a few weeks now, and I just went through a multi-step installation process of R. The process also included packages, such as CRAN, devtools, and GitHub. ...
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Remove Ubuntu 14.04 and install Windows 7 Ultimate

As the title says, i have Dell Inspiron 15 7559 pre-installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have no knowledge about Linux whatsoever because i've been using Windows for a long time. What i'm trying to say is, ...
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Laptop boots to GRUB after removing ubuntu [duplicate]

I have attempted to uninstall ubuntu dual boot (8.1) using easybcd software by changing mbr and selecting skip the boot menu and by deleted the partitions of ubuntu. After I restarted my computer ...
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How do I change an ext4 hard drive back to Mac OS

A friend recently gave me his old MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 16.04 on it. I really want to install Mac OS on it so I downloaded an installer and ran it on a USB. I got the installer up and running but it ...
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Fouled up my openjdk-8-jre

Ubuntu 16.04. I was trying to run pycharm, and realized that I must have corrupted my jre at some point. Even after doing: sudo apt purge openjdk-8-jre running java -version gives me: nick@...
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Laptop keeps booting to GNU GRUB after formatting Ubuntu partition

I formatted my Ubuntu partition, but my computer still boots to GNU GRUB. I tried creating a windows recovery thingy on a USB stick and using bootrec.exe /fixmbr and variants thereof, all of which ...
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Problems installing Telegram on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (defunct icon in Dash)

Oh boy... I have been a Linux user for three weeks now, and I really don't know what to do anymore :-( I tried to install Telegram on my Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS through various ways but with no success....
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apt-get wants to auto delete important packages

when i'm using apt-get upgrade, it shows me this, but I need those packages, how can I require those packages? root@K411:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How do I delete wine-staging-i?

I am trying to remove wine and all of its remnants. When I use dpkg-query -l '*wine*' it tells me I have rc wine-staging-i version 1.9.10 with i386 architecture installed, but when I try to ...
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Uninstall MySQL from Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to uninstall MySQL completely from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,but I am facing an issue saying: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mariadb-client-10.0 : Depends: libdbd-mysql-perl ...
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How can i delete Ubuntu from the computer? [duplicate]

I want to clear my computer from everything but i have no clue how I will do this with Ubuntu Plz help me before i will throw my computer throgh the window. With other words i don't want to have ...
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Programs get uninstalled by themselves

I'm running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 16.04. Last night when trying to install a new package via apt-get, I got the message "The following programs were installed but are no longer required", and then a huge ...
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Some USB drives cannot be removed savely

I have two USB 3.0 flash drives, the first hast 16GB and can be removed savely. The other one has 32GB and the menu entry 'remove safely' is not visible. Is this a matter of file system or partition ...
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How can I remove Tilda?

I installed Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 the other day and have it completely configured perfectly for my needs with one exception. I really do not use nor want Tilda. When I tried to remove it today, I was ...
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How to remove a broken package?

Tor is broken and I have tried out this: sudo apt-get install --reinstall tor then sudo apt-get remove tor sudo rm tor I even tried apt-get autoremove tor But it throws me an error along the ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu and go back to what I had before I installed it?

I bought the book " The art of exploitation 2nd edition" and it came with the disk that I loaded onto my computer. I installed it not knowing that I would have this trouble booting windows and all my ...
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Is there an efficient and safe way to remove VirtualBox kernel modules for uninstalled kernels

I used sudo apt-get autoremove --purge to remove old kernels in Ubuntu 14.04. And this works fine as long as they are marked as automatically installed but it said that it could not remove the ...
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What other software is available to remove old files/kernels to increase space and cleanup drive?

Like many others users, I need to remove files/kernels to increase space because I'm getting the error message that says I can't update because I have don't have enough space in \boot. I've searched ...