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

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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 ...
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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. ...
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I'm having a difficulty in the application intalled menu [closed]

How can I see all the installed application collectively except the default ones If there's not, please make one because it's hard to know if its a default or a installed one. And a default programs ...
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Instaling Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I cannot run Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo S206, it keep asking me to have a Cd recorder to install and copy Ubuntu. What Im doing wrong. Please ...
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How do you remove Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have no idea what was deleted or uninstalled or even what system ran previously on the computer. The computers are ...
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HELP!!! Remove partially installed ubuntu

I wasn't paying attention and accidentally started installing Ubuntu to my laptop instead of my virtual machine. I have less than zero experience with Linux or computers really. I have Windows 10 but ...
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how do i switch main bootloader to windows bootloader [duplicate]

I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu and you guys are asking yourself what the hell is he thinking or something similar because this is an Ubuntu forum. I want to know how to switch my main bootloader to ...
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How to remove Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just formatted the drive containing Ubuntu from Windows and merged the partition. But when I go into the boot option, I can still see the Ubuntu option and GRUB is still there. Please tell me how ...
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How can i remove Ubuntu? (delete/uninstall) [duplicate]

i have dual boot system! Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Windows Xp! I want to delete the Ubuntu and use only Windows Xp, because my netbook is too old and the wifi does not work with Ubuntu! I searched for a ...
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how do i remove ubuntu 15.10 (thats encypt)whithout having windows installed

Recently I tried dual booting Windows, and was very unsuccessful. Instead of installing it as "something else," I chose the encrypt option, lost all of my Windows files and drives. So for the last ...
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Reinstall UBUNTU without effecting windows

I want to reinstall UBUNTU by removing it first without effecting my installed windows note: my UBUNTU don't open .. it just gives me blank screen
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How to remove after login screen (annoyingly slow)?

I've just installed Ubuntu Server LTS. After login, the screen slooooowwwwwlllllyyyy mutates into a splash screen with a gear and other icons and then sloooowwwwwllllyyyy presents the desktop. How ...
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Installed ubuntu now want to uninstall it [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu on my laptop, there was no option to install it alongside windows 8 so i took the something else option and went to te partitioning option, and took the /sda/devca5 and then 1 tb ...
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Can't update via the terminal [duplicate]

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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How to check dual boot in my ubuntu [duplicate]

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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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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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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I have an Ubuntu option on boot, but Ubuntu is not installed and I want to get rid of it [duplicate]

My laptop originally came with Windows 8, a while back I tried to install Ubuntu, but it didn't work so I just deleted everything. Today I did a factory reset on my laptop because I am going to sell ...
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How do I remove microsoft windows on an asus desktop [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu but Windows is still there. My old Ubuntu CD won't work on the ASUS Desktop as there's no CD drive. How do I completely remove Windows?
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Help. I installed Gnome on my computer and now i would like to uninstall it since now I have cinnamon. [duplicate]

problem is i havent been able to delete it. I dont remember how I installed it but now I would just like to get rid of it. FYI. Im using a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04
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How to uninstall ubuntu server 14.04 amd64 [duplicate]

How to uninstall ubuntu,i can't boot into ubuntu because i forgot my password.I don't have any window live cd,but have window vista and xp,and have ubuntu server live cd.I have tried with grub ...
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Install dual-boot Win7 alongside existing Ubuntu install

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop and I would like to install Windows 7 home premium without uninstalling Ubuntu. If this is not possible, is it possible to do a full backup to an iso ...
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Problems with recompiling Swish++ [duplicate]

I'm working with Swish++ in Ubuntu 12.04. Due to my thesis I must install Swish++ from the source code. During the installation I faced with several problems, but finally I solved them and Swish++ ...
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How to unistall 13.10 on a dual boot XP machine [duplicate]

I am new to Linux in general. As I am sure is the case with many of the new converts, I have an old XP machine that is getting slow and about to be unsupported so I decided to test the waters. I ...
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How to uninstall a downloaded application from Ubuntu system?

I have downloaded an application on Ubuntu call EducationSuite Gcompris. I want to unistall it. How do I do that?
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Package operation failed:the installation or removal of software package failed

I could not install and uninstall software in USC.This issue got started after I updated my 13.04(RR) Error Detail: installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (4.13a.dfsg.1-10ubuntu4) ... ...
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Ubuntu admin session not loading after uninstall gnome shell

I'm having a big big issue on my Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to uninstall gnome shell from my computer. So according to a forum (I don't remember which one), I uninstalled it from the Package Manager and ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and reinstall windows 8

I bought an Hp computer a few weeks ago second hand and it has ubuntu 12.04 installed onto it. The guy i bought it off gave me the installation cd he used to put it on the computer but i really dont ...
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please help solve 'oracle-java7-installer' missing; dpkg: error processing linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic [duplicate]

system info Linux -System-Product-Name 3.8.0-23-generic #34-Ubuntu SMP i686 athlon i686 GNU/Linux
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How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...
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How to install windows 8, on a computer completely running ubuntu? [closed]

I tried booting from the dvd to install windows 8, but unfortunately I can only install windows 8 on an ntfs hdd. So i got GParted, but I can't create a new partition. I was thinking I could hook up ...
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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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Uninstall Apache2 from terminal on Ubuntu14.04 [duplicate]

How can I uninstall Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04, from the terminal? I don't know the commands.
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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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Linux vs Windows 7 [closed]

I've inherited a nice small laptop with Linux on it. I am used to Windows Word, Live Mail etc. Shall I uninstall Linux and install Windows? If I stay with the Linux, what should I use for security, ...
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Getting rid of hidden Ubuntu files after uninstalling Ubuntu?

Just earlier on today, I have uninstalled Ubuntu as I didn't like it that much, so I uninstalled it. Back on windows, I check my hard drive and it seems as there is about 5GB taken from something, I ...
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How can i uninstall linux ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? Is there a way i can uninstall Ubuntu? My computer already has windows so if i uninstall Ubuntu it starts as Windows ...
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I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS completely and install windows 8 [duplicate]

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install windows 8 pro. I have the Windows disc but an unsure if there is anything special that I need to do first. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Install Windows 7 and remove Ubuntu without harming any personal files [closed]

Ok,Because Ubuntu doesnt run many programmes and isnt user friendly, i want to remove it (14.04 LTS) but, I have a lot of personal files and no hard disk to back them in and have windows 7 pro on my ...
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Uninstall Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 which comes with Python 2.7. I have installed Python 3.3, so now I have both versions. For example, if I type python in the terminal I get version 2.7 and if I type ...
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How do I get back hard drive space after I have uninstalled Ubuntu from Windows?

I installed Ubuntu on windows like it says to do it on Ubuntu's website as an application. I did not want it to create a separate partition on my hard drive. A few days ago, I uninstalled Ubuntu by ...
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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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Removing Ubuntu from a laptop [duplicate]

This may have been asked before, but I can't seem to find an appropriate answer. I've been searching for about two days now, to no avail. Here is my situation. I purchased a new laptop. The original ...
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How to remove ubuntu from my windows 7? [duplicate]

I have a windows 7 pc but ubuntu does not allow me to go to a normal windows screen so i want to remove ubuntu from my pc.
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How do I switch back and uninstall Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I followed the instructions and downloaded the program, installed, restarted and I was brought to the Linux startup page. I was then panicking, how the hell do I switch back to Windows? Why can't I ...
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General Advice on Ubuntu [closed]

I am interested in installing Ubuntu as an additional operating system, but I am not sure, yet. Before reaching a final decision, there are some things I need to know about Ubuntu: Where can I ...
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How can I uninstall Ubuntu when installed through Windows 7? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu without doing a partition, I ran the .exe from my Windows 7 OS. For the past week i've been trying to uninstall Ubuntu unsuccesfully. I went to the Windows 7 control panel to ...
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After sudo apt-get install -f i will get the error as in the body part? [duplicate]

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a4.0.2-0ubuntu1_all.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)