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

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How to remove qgvdial (QT Google Voice Dialer)?

I've been having problems trying to remove qgvdial (QT Google Voice Dialer) since 11.04 and now I'm at 12.04 with still the same problem. I get the following error: dpkg: error while cleaning up: ...
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UNINSTALL Ubuntu? Help! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wiped Ubuntu files, bootloader still there, how can I remove it and restore Windows? I have read most articles on removal but to no avail! I cannot raise Windows 7 in ...
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Are any programs not safe to uninstall?

As we know, Ubuntu comes with a lot installed on it. Many of them I either don't know what it does or just don't use. Which applications are safe to uninstall? I use mainly the basic stuff, FireFox, ...
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Problems when removing `monodevelop`

When I tried to remove monodevelop, I got these errors: root@So-so:~# sudo apt-get autoremove monodevelop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Wiped Ubuntu files, bootloader still there, how can I remove it and restore Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I had Ubuntu installed through the Windows 7 dual boot option. Not knowing exactly what I was doing, I just deleted the ...
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Will mono be carried forward by upgrading to 12.04?

I plan to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 when 12.04 is released. I noticed from my previous experience in upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10, that Synaptic, which was dropped in 11.10, was retained on my ...
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How do I remove kubuntu-full and all it's applications?

I'm running 12.04 - I installed kubuntu to try it out and realized that with all the bloatware applications that I didn't want it anymore - I was able to uninstall the kubuntu-desktop but there are ...
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How to completely remove a oracle jdk that didn't install properly?

I recently installed a oracle jdk from a webupd8ppa on Ubuntu 12.04 beta, but apparently it didn't work out, and now it is giving me errors at every update or install I make, even after deactivating ...
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how to uninstall SUSE linux [closed]

i am assuming the procedure is similar to ubuntus so someone help me uninstall SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and installing windows 7.currently my notebook is running the linux only and am not interested ...
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Remove Ubuntu From Computer or Laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall and remove Ubuntu 11.10? I have a Laptop which uses Ubuntu as Operating System. Ubuntu is fine but it does not support such applications like Games, ...
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How do you remove Banshee's user-level configuration settings? (i.e. those stored in the /home/user folders)

I have problems with Banshee, and decided to remove it and re-install it, but I would like to make a complete re-installation. I used remove and purge, but still I would like to remove all user ...
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How to install EasyBCD?

I want to delete ubuntu 11.10 from dual boot system(windows 7 + ubuntu 11.10). I currently have ubuntu as main OS but I don't want to continue with it further.I don't have CD for win 7 so I am trying ...
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How to uninstall softwares installed with `apt-get`

I am a newbie and followed the instructions of the site: http://sejalivre.org/instalando-o-java-6-update-30-no-ubuntu/ in order to install Java and some proprietary software based on Java on my Ubuntu ...
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Problem with Ubuntu first run [closed]

Today i installed the ubuntu system and everything went well. When the computer restarted and I chose linux, it showed me just a purple screen and nothing else; just a blank purple screen. Now, I ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 11.10 from Ubuntu?

I installed a small 3gb Ubuntu partition just to delete some annoying files in XP, but I accidentally turned the XP partition into Swap and I can only boot in Ubuntu. I do not necessarily want to save ...
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Get rid of windows 7 32bit

I picked to install and partition with Windows and Ubuntu 11.10 but now I want to get rid of Windows and just use Ubuntu. How do I do that?
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Installing onto a laptop after uninstalled with easybcd

I had Ubuntu on my laptop a few days ago but a professional installed it for me. Soon after I got it from the guy I messed it up. I uninstalled Ubuntu with easybcd and now I'm scared it will ...
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how to put dash button on dockbarx

Im new in Ubuntu so I need help from pros I like the dash feature but i don't like the unity launcher how can i make a dash button on "DOCKBARX" ADDITION: how to remove the unity launcher
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I want to remove ubuntu 11.10 and try kubuntu 11.04 but I can't get my Kubuntu live disc to work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? To make a long story short, I attempted to enhance my 11.10 OS by installing the Satanic edition. Unfortunately, ...
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Ubuntu doesn't start, not enough disk space

On my computer I divided 50GB for Ubuntu 11.10 I decided to install game Unreal tournament 2004 deb package. After few minutes installation I have a error about "Not enough disk space". Then I abort ...
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How to remove Oracle JDK

I didn't find article any related articles How to remove Oracle JDK there are some related articles but they didn't solve the problem. I installed Oracle JDK tarball file from Oracle site by ...
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Problem uninstalled and reinstall Chrome

I uninstalled using the Software Centre, but the minute I reinstalled Google Chrome, the extensions and everything were still there... How do I remove this? Thanks.
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Effects still causing issues after uninstalling CCSM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I've recently installed and uninstalled CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager), and after the ...
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How do I remove CompizConfig Settings Manager via the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall software? I've recently installed CCSM, and it was giving me a hard time. So all I'm asking is a terminal command line to remove it.
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu OS (used Ubuntu for Windows)?

I wanted to try out Ubuntu, but I really don't like it. How do I delete/uninstall and revert back to my previous Windows 7?
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Can't remove libreoffice3.5-dict-de package

I just installed the wrong version of LibreOffice (x86 instead of 64bit). So I tried to remove it but I get this error: > aptitude remove libreoffice3.5-dict-de Couldn't find package ...
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Un-install ubuntu server and grub menu [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu server 11.10 and win 7 on different drives (dual boot) on my laptop. Could anyone tell me how to remove ubuntu server and grub loader? I have tried log in to win 7 and format ...
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Accidentally removed ia32-libs and now GUI is not working

I have removed accidently i32-libs... using the following command sudo apt-get remove ia32-libs Now the GUI is not properly working. How can I fix this?
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Accedently removed ia32-libs and now gui not working in ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accidentally removed ia32-libs and now GUI is not working I have removed accidently i32-libs. Now the GUI is not properly working. How can I fix it?
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How to remove all i386 packages from Ubuntu 64bit?

Over the time I installed many i386 packages, which I no longer need. How can I clean up the system and stay only with the amd64 packages?
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Can I remove Gnome if Ubuntu is my original installation?

I installed Ubuntu with Unity and I have also installed Kubuntu. I prefer kubuntu and would like to remove Unity and all the gnome programmes. I was wondering, since it's my original Desktop ...
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remove the ubuntu-desktop package

How does one go about removing the packages installed by ubuntu-desktop. I couldn't imagine going back to that after using LXDE.
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Roll back of Ubuntu installation possible to get a WIN7 partition back?

After testing Ubuntu 11.10 (64 bit) by booting it from the CD, I unfortunately decided to install it on my pc. On my pc I had kept on each hd and the ssd as well space enough for other partitions. I ...
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Removing Ubuntu from a dual-boot setup with Windows

I have installed Ubuntu as another OS on my laptop, and my default OS is Windows 7. I just want to know how to remove (or uninstall) Ubuntu without harming the other OS. PS: Ubuntu and Windows 7 are ...
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How can I uninstall Graphics driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I want to un-install Graphics driver but I do not know how. I downloaded AMD Catalyst™ 11.11 Proprietary Linux x86 Display ...
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removing unnecessary libs

I played around a lot with installing WINE and some stuff for party poker. Also I was following some tutorials on installing adobeair on x64 system. I believe I have downloaded quite a lot -> 200MB ...
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How do I remove SELinux?

How do I remove SELinux in Ubuntu Server 10.04 as the config file is not located in /etc/selinux and the folder /selinux is empty?
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Ubuntu stuck in low resolution after UNinstalling / disabling NVidia drivers

Tried the Nvidia driver, installed using the Additional Drivers panel. Didn't like it much; the CPU seemed to overheat more and the brightness controls stopped working. Also selecting a second ...
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How to remove unwanted configuration files/folders?

When installing an application it creates few files/folder, mostly in HOME ~/.config and ~/.local/share/. After removing the application these files do not automatically get removed. So, is there a ...
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My OS disappeared (WIN7) on Acer Aspire Lap top including BOOT file

Okay, I'm obviously an extream novice with computers no matter what OS! So Whoever responds To my Question must be patient & Take it Easy on me please. (OKAY) this is what happened Misplaced my ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu from windows?

I installed the Ubuntu for Windows version on my vista and it crashed after updating. I tried first to delete it like any other regular app (because that with Ubuntu claims you could), but that didn't ...
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How can I remove Wine 1.4rc3 and install Wine 1.3.37 from Ubuntu PPA?

I'm running Lucid. I had installed Wine 1.3.37 from Ubuntu Wine PPA and I had my programs working. I wanted to install Wine 1.4rc3 so that I could install Office 2010. So I compiled 1.4rc3 from ...
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Why apt-get purge wants to install packages while I use --no-download and --no-install-recommends?

I am using Debian but I think this can be easily posted here. I have already uninstalled openoffice packages from my Debian machine but somehow apt-get put abiword in his place. Now I would like to ...
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Unable to uninstall Ubuntu from “uninstall-wubi.exe”

I tried to uninstall ubuntu with easybcd and forgot to uninstall it from uninstall-wubi.exe. When I tried to unintsall it from that file, got an error: I have Windows 64bit installed as well and I ...
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Can I remove some packages with one command?

I want to remove all apache packages from my system (as I am transitioning to lighttpd). I have these installed : monkey@debVirtual:/etc/php5dpkg --get-selections | grep apachee] apache2-doc ...
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How can I fix the gnome-shell?

I am using gnome-shell on Ubuntu 11.10. After I installed some of the extensions, whenever it logs in; it would not show the userbar (the one with the clock etc). I tried doing the following: How to ...
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How do I remove Chromium including its settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? How do I remove the settings from Chromium program in Ubuntu 11.10? Yesterday I tried to remove from synaptic ...
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How Do I Remove Ubuntu and Install Windows 7? [closed]

I have purchased a new Dell Insperion 620S desktop. It has Ubuntu installed by default. I want to remove Ubuntu, and install Windows 7 instead. Please help me understand the steps to remove Ubuntu.
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Can I remove/ uninstall “Toggle Desktop”?

This is where I found out how to install it. I tried sudo apt-get remove wmctrl but it did not work, even after reboot. I could not find anything on the Internet. It is the icon on the left, with ...
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Is it possible to completely and safely remove Ubuntu 11.10

I have got Windows XP and by dual-boot method installed Ubuntu 11.10. I do not want, to un install Ubuntu, but I'm interested. Is it possible to completely and safely un-install Ubuntu from ...