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

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Can't update via the terminal

Hi having problems with updating ubuntu 14.01 sudo apt-get update Gives me the following. E: Typen »!DOCTYPE« er ukendt på linje 1 i kildelisten /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: ...
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Purge Does Not Remove All Packages

When I'm installing a package -let's say imagemagick- apt-get says 14MB of disk space will be used and 10 new packages will be installed. However, when uninstalling, actually purging, it says 1 ...
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Ubuntu is standalone OS on my laptop. Vista install failed, Ubuntu will not run now . Help

Ubuntu is stand alone system on my laptop, installed windows vista and got hung up after product key entry. I manually powered off laptop. now Ubuntu does not come up .. gets a thermal ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 10.04 LTS run side by side with windows 7? [duplicate]

i am new to Ubuntu. And I have installed the ubunti 10.04 LTS into my computer. i choose to install ubuntu to run side by side with Windows 7. Now i want to uninstall ubuntu. but i cannot find the ...
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How to check dual boot in my ubuntu

How can I check if it is dual boot os in my system or not.When I restart my system, it doesn't shows any option regarding windows OS. If there is no windows, how can I uninstall ubuntu from my system ...
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I wanna uninstall wine from Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Have problm wine.. so I wanna uninstall wine from Ubuntu 14.4 completely.
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The Ubuntu CD doesn't start. Please help!

well I have a new HP Pavilion. It runs with Winows 8.1 and I hate it.. now I want to install the Ubuntu Gnome but I can't because when I put in the CD the CD doesn't start. I really need to replace ...
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HOW to UNINSTALL tomcat-6.0.41 from Ubuntu?

I have installed tomcat-6.0.41 in a separate folder /home/admin/web and I need to uninstall the tomcat server as I have to re-install and write installation guidelines from first. Help me to ...
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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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How to remove Ubuntu Linux of a Macbook and put OS X back on? [closed]

I bought a MacBook off ebay, thinking it would have OS X on it, but it didn't. It came with Ubuntu GNU/Linux. And I was wondering how to put OS X back on it as I don't like Ubuntu Linux. I think it is ...
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Cannot uninstall Sublime Text via Software Center

OS 14.4 has Soft-Center part which shows all apps, allows to install any, etc. I installed Sublime Text 3 via this thing. But I cannot uninstall ST3 via this thing, I cannot see ST3 in list of ...
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Is there anyway to improve software management in Ubuntu (or Linux in general) [closed]

One of the biggest problems I have with getting people to use Ubuntu (or Linux in general) is software management. Not that they don't have a fair share of software, but the management; specifically ...
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Uninstall selected packages by date

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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uninstall package compiled from source

This question extends this one, where the advice is to use checkinstall in the future. Sound advice, but I wonder if it is possible to just repeat the compile process and then store the list of files ...
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how to uninstall Kdenlive?

I have install Kdenlive, now I feel I don't need it do and so I want to uninstall it. Normally i use to uninstall from lens. I used to right click on application and then uninstall it. This time it ...
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Is it possible to individually uninstall packages previously installed using a meta-package?

I have no need for the help utility, document viewer, contacts app, etc. that Gnome has built into the gnome-shell. Is is possible to remove just those packages? Every time I try it wants me to ...
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Uninstall Eigen 3.0.5

In short, I believe that my question is about how to properly uninstall Eigen 3.0.5, but here is a brief story of how I got myself into a mess: I did sudo apt-get install libeigen3-dev; however, I ...
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Linux Skype problem with login

I can't login to my skype with my password, but on windows or android phone i can login normally.I was trying fully reinstall skype but this don't help me. Is something bad with connection ? some ...
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Can log in as root but not user

My system said there were updates available and I went ahead and updated. Now when it boots up I can sign in as root but not my other id (just User). It prompts me and when I try to sign in as User it ...
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How to uninstall Zentyal?

I have installed zentyal 3.5 from PPA on a fresh ubuntu 14.04. After a few tests I want to uninstall zentyal. There are no instructions to do it :( I erased zentyal PPA and sudo apt-get remove ...
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Help Uninstalling Ubuntu from Windows 7, both on same drive

I have seen a couple guides that spoke about uninstalling ubuntu and have tried following the guides provided in AskUbuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS from an usb drive and have chosen to ...
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two ubuntu 14.04 operating systems along with windows 7

i have some really serious issue with my laptop. this is regarding the Ubuntu 14.04 operation system. Presently,i have installed two ubuntu 14.04 's along side windows 7. so , please can anyone tell ...
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apt-get want to remove all my packages

My apt-get thinks everything including my xserver gdm and other vital softwares are unnecessary. The following is the output. When I once ran upgrade it did remove evrything and I had to reinstall my ...
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can I remove PPA without affecting software?

I installed a PPA for the very first time according to instructions on here. I achieved my goal (needed to install an application by the name Solaar), and now I wonder if I can uninstall the PPA ...
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I've tried Ubuntu for a while and want Windows back [duplicate]

I have tried Ubuntu for a while, and now I want Windows back. But when I put in my USB stick that I have made bootable, it is like the computer can't find it. I just come into a menu that asks me if I ...
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Problems installing xubuntu [closed]

I tried to install Xubuntu, but strange things happened. I am a newbie so bear with me. The first time I started Xubuntu and spent time with the desktop environment that I like better than Unity. ...
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uninstall ubuntu 12.04 3

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 from USB stick inside Windows 7 as it asked for three options to install inside windows to install as its primary OS to do something else I chose to install inside ...
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wubi uninstallation 12.04.3

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 from USB stick inside Windows 7 as it asked for three options to install inside windows to install as its primary OS to do something else I chose to install inside ...
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Server 14.04 [duplicate]

Ok, this Ubuntu disto was originally installed as Ubuntu Server 12.04. Along the line, someone thought it was a good idea to install ubuntu-desktop. It has since been upgraded to 14.04 LTS and remains ...
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How to fix Windows 8 statup and remove Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

The Dualboot is not working, so I want to get rid of Ubuntu. I think the problem has something to do with UEFI / Legacy, But I have given up now and acceptet that Ubuntu is still for IT Experts only. ...
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Uninstall OS running in dual boot [duplicate]

Supposing I have two Linux distributions, in dual boot (the GRUB menu appears and ask me what to choose): Ubuntu 14.04 elementary OS Adding a new one is very simple: just insert the installation ...
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How do you remove a “bad” installation of xboxdrv-ubuntu

I tried to use XboxDRV-Ubuntu today. I think the install is corrupted, because there is no joystick thing in the settings (worked quite a few days ago), joysticks aren't detected, etc. The ...
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Could not Uninstall a Package

I am using Ubuntu14.04. I downloaded a "ISO Master" software as a "iso-master-1-3-8-es-en-br-fr-de-it-cn-ar-ru-ubu.deb" file and i installed it via terminal. Now, my problem is i am unable to remove ...
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uninstall ubuntu 14 and reinstall window 8.1 [duplicate]

I have tried to uninstall and reload windows but I can't. I have tried everything in other posts and nothing seems to work. Even tried to just clean partition and then reinstall got the grub rescue ...
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How can I wipe my hard drive from the Debian command line to install Ubuntu to a blank hard drive?

So here's my dilemma. I tried to install Debian and it wiped out Windows entirely after I installed the GRUB Bootloader. Thinking, "ok, I'll just get it back after I finish installing Debian," I ...
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How to remove all traces of a bad install

I tried installing Ubuntu, and it seemed to work. However, I messed up and put it on the wrong drive. Then I panicked,and tried to remove it. So now, when I try to install it after removing all I can, ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu OS-Uninstaller

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (I had the .iso already and couldnt be bothered downloading 14.04) alongside a broken Windows 7. GRUB shows Windows 7 and Ubuntu as normal Before we go any further, ...
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Uninstall Windows 8.1 to run Ubuntu 14.04 as the single OS on my laptop?

From the beginning I had Windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows by shrinking a drive on Windows and installing Ubuntu by usb to the latter one. Now I want ...
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Uninstall Calibri font, installed from Windows' font directory

I use a PC with both Ubuntu and Windows 7. I tried to install the Calibri font in Ubuntu by opening the calibri.ttf file found under the Windows/Fonts directory using Font Viewer and clicked on the ...
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Can I delete libc-bin?

Question is simple, I need to know because I cant upgrade/install anything, because it always says I have to uninstall/delete it to continue. It also says dont do it, if I dont know what I am doing. ...
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Proper way to uninstall Ubuntu Server

I have installed Ubuntu Server on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V virtual machine. As part of learning I just want to remove the Ubuntu Server completely so that I can reinstall the server once again to get a ...
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reset to factory conditions?

Is it possible to reset Ubuntu 14.04 to factory conditions or remove all programs. I tried Ubuntu advanced option (safe mode). I'm new to Ubuntu.
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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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Uninstall ubuntu from external hard drive + remove bootloader from internal hd

I have created a bootable usb stick with linuxlive and Ubuntu.I then tried to install ubuntu on my external harddrive. However I guess I wrongly picked the drive where the boot section is installed, ...
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Dodgy install/uninstall Puppet

Getting started with Puppet and also not much chop on Ubuntu. Seems I've made a mess of installing/uninstalling Puppet on Tahr. My hunch so far is that I've deleted it incorrectly and now my ...
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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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How To Uninstall Haguichi/Hamachi [closed]

I want to uninstall Haguichi and Hamachi from my computer, i try to find anything on Google but i dont find nothig.I just want the codes to remove 100% of Haguichi and Hamachi.
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how to delete windows?

I realize this question must have been put before and there is answers lying about. I didn't manage to find them. I hope some kind soul will show me where to look. How can every freaking aspect of ...
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Ubuntu - Nvidia drivers causes weird behaviour

I installed the latest nvidia drivers after many dirty attemps (I'm not used to linux and using console to install drivers) and well, finaly aparently I made it. One thing I noticed is that when I'm ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu completely and install Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Computer. I completely deleted my Windows 7 (which I had previously installed). Now I have changed my mind and I wish to install Windows 7 again and I am having ...