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

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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, it's ...
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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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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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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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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 uninstall and remove Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 after creating a demo disk from an .iso file. It offered to create a dual boot version where ubuntu ...
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How to remove linux mint at GRUB?

I installed linux mint manually. now i removed it but at the time of boot screen it is showing "linux mint 12 flubox, 3.0.0-13-generic (/dev/sda5)" "linux mint 12 flubox, 3.0.0-13-generic (/dev/...
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How do I clear old installation files?

I recently updated to 11.10 with a few challenges. It seems I have a few left over files from the previous installation. Because when booting the system, i am given options to choose which version of ...
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how to remove dependencies of webmin post apt-get --purge remove

I removed webmin, as I no longer needed it. But I removed it with apt-get --purge remove, thinking it would remove dependencies and simply retrace back what it did during installation. It turns out I ...
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Is there an application to remove Unity UI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? After trying two versions of Ubuntu Desktop on CD and one on USB and then must go back to Windows, finally I decided to install Ubuntu Netbook. ...
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When removing Ubuntu for windows should I delete all partitions?

I'm about to install Windows 10 from a usb. Currently the only operating system on my computer is Ubuntu. I want to remove Ubuntu for windows 10 and probably create a dual boot at a later time. When ...
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how to remove a system protected folder [closed]

how to remove a system protected folder I tried to install the Ubuntu software repository. But had a power failure after disk 2 of 9 and I was unable to go on to disk 3. As I was going through the ...
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How To Remove Ubuntu Without The Ubuntu Partition [duplicate]

I would like to remove my Ubuntu which is dual-booting with windows 7. I don't remember how I installed it, but the Ubuntu partition does not appear on the Disk Management. (Have a SYSTEM partition ...
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Uninstalled TLP, or thought so, but still running and akward on 13.10

newbie question, I searched but couldn't find how to uninstall TLP, I installed it but pérformance is weird on 13.10 and I'm on a desktop so don't really need it, so I uninstalled it through Synaptic ...
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Uninstall ubuntu and install it again along with windows

I use Ubuntu 12.04LTS and now I want to format my laptop and then make two OS get installed:- Windows 7 or Windows 8. Ubuntu 12.04LTS. Please tell me step by step way to do the same. I am having ...
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I have 2 versions of Adobe Reader

I once installed Reader from the Adobe website. It was full of bugs and didn't come with text in the menu so I decided to uninstall it and install a different version. I tried: sudo apt-get ...
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How to remove Java? [duplicate]

I installed Java using the terminal and I also installed Java using Wine to try and run a windows App and well didn't work so now I want to remove all Java 100%. How do I go about doing so? java ...
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How to install Windows 7 from DVD? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop. Now I want to remove Ubuntu and I install Windows 7. But when I restart my system after keeping Windows 7 DVD it is not booting. What should I do to get rid of ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04, Install Windows 7 (legal copy) [duplicate]

Alright so I bought my laptop, and I didn't realize that It had Ubuntu on it. Honestly I've been having a hard time with this OS. Always looking for tutos and stuff.. So I decided to Dualboot with ...
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how to remove ubuntu 12.04 from dual booting with windows xp with xp installation cd [duplicate]

I have dual booting system with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP. Now I want to remove Ubuntu 12.04 and retained Windows XP. How do I remove the Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows XP installation CD command prompt?...
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Can't install Ubuntu Dual Boot

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 and it's not intalling .Before i got a black screen witha blinking cursor.I added nomodeset and now the problem is I'm have a grub menu and after i click ...
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How can I uninstall Ubuntu 12.04/13.04? [duplicate]

Is it possible to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04/13.04 and if so how? I am currently dual booting it with Windows 7 (and it wasn't installed via Wubi and I don't have a system repair disk. Thanks
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How to uninstall ubuntu 12.10 and install 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I have a macbook pro and i have successfully installed windows 7 via bootcamp and then installed ubuntu 12.10 along side ...
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How do I delete Ubuntu installed with Windows system dual-boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows XP on a different partition and I want to delete Ubuntu while retaining the Windows ...
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How I remove to ubuntu from windows7

I used dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. And I want to remove Ubuntu from my PC. I tried these steps And I have two problems: After I deleted my Linux partition, I tried to expand other spaces. ...
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How to uninstall WUbi installed in E drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove wubi? How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? I am having Ubuntu installed in my E drive (Note: Not C drive) for over a year while I use window 7. For some reason,...
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Uninstall NVidia drivers? [duplicate]

I've upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 (in order to be able to upgrade to 11.04). It seems like the current graphics drivers are incompatible with the latest kernel I have. I don't know if I have ...
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replace or remove evince

I want to use my own document viewer (okular) and never want to see evince again. In Ubuntu 13.04 when I try 'dpkg -P evince' it says that ubuntu-desktop depends on it.
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Uninstalling a software installed via Terminal

How to uninstall a software which I have installed via Terminal. I have recently installed the Realtek High Definition Driver which is now a big mess with my audio system. After installed that ...
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Remove ubuntu by command [closed]

I have problem with the system. Probably error. Want to remove ubuntu and reinstall it. I can just write in the terminal. Can't open the computer... there is a command to remove ubuntu? It will ...
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Uninstalled app still showing icon? [closed]

I recently uninstalled live magic through the terminal, however there is still a live magic icon that cant be removed, help?
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How I can uninstall without trace files from console? even with the program folder eg gimp uninstall

How I can uninstall without trace files from console? even with the program folder eg gimp uninstall i use sudo apt-get –purge remove gimp sudo apt-get clean gimp and nothig the folder still appear ...
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How to uninstall firefox developer edition in ubuntu

How do I completely uninstall Firefox developer edition, I tried by uninstalling from Ubuntu software center, it gets uninstalled but if I re install firefox then again its switching to Firefox ...
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Does anyone know how to reset a Windows 7 Administrator password with Linux? [closed]

If so, please help and advise. I do not have a reset disc and I only have one Administrator account.
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How to remove unwanted exe files/programs [closed]

How to remove Torntv program from ubuntu 12.04
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I can't figure out how to reinstall windows [duplicate]

I wanted to try Ubuntu out, but now that I've tried it I don't really think it is for me and I want to go back to Windows 10. I can't figure out how though. I don't know anything about Ubuntu, and I ...
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Uninstalling programs in Ubuntu [duplicate]

In Ubuntu, is there something like the control panel of Windows from where I can uninstall a program?
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uninstall applications

I have installed phpstorm , but after few minutes after installing it's uninstalled itself. But in /usr/share/applications, these files are still present: JB-controlpanel.desktop unity-...
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How to remove default installed Windows 8.1 and replace with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've just bought a new computer with default installed Windows 8.1 and i absolutely hate it. I've been using Ubuntu before, but it was totally different for me, because i installed it on an empty ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu so that it can be removed without trace [duplicate]

I would like install Ubuntu on a laptop in a way that if I was to remove it, there would be no trace that I had installed it. I would dual boot it with Windows 7. Please could someone provide details ...
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Using files from Windows on Ubuntu when using Windows installer

I just installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. I did so onto my main hard drive. I want to find and use programs that were installed on my windows before I installed Ubuntu. How do I do this? ...
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How can I uninstall metasploit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Uninstall metasploit problem I had serious problems with metasploit since I installed it, so I want to uninstall it. I did try /opt/metasploit-4.5.0/uninstall but it doesn'...
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What packages are safe to uninstall to reduce installation size? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 into a command line only install? This question is similar to a previous question I asked How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 into a ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 11.10 / Install Linux Mint 12 [closed]

I'd like to switch my system to Linux Mint. For that purpose I made a live USB drive to boot from. However when booting I'm not asked from what to boot. Ubuntu is just being loaded, and then it doesn'...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 14.10 and perform a fresh install of Linux Mint 17.3 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on top of a (X) Windows 7 PC laptop (No CD ROM) (Windows is gone) thinking that I would like it. Now I am finding much more in the newer distros- Linux Mint 17.3, Ubuntu 15....
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How to uninstall plex from ubuntu

I am finding it impossible to completely remove plex from my Ubuntu system, i get the following error: davewold@ubuntuhome:~$ sudo aptitude purge plexmediaserver [sudo] password for davewold: no ...
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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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How to replace lubuntu for ubuntu desktop ?

I know this may sound stupid, but I was having a problem with my ubuntu, it wasn't loading. So I was googling solutions and one of them was purging something and installing something so I did it. ...