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

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Do I need to uninstall Ubuntu after fresh Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Ubuntu boot option created by Wubi? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 using Wubi. For reasons I won't elaborate here, I had to reinstall Windows 7....
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What happens to the storage capacity when I uninstall Ubuntu?

I used the wubi installer for Ubuntu 12.04. After having trouble with getting the Ubuntu to boot, I tried uninstalling it with Wubi. From 'My Computer' (in Windows 7), I noticed the maximum ...
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After formatting Windows 7 there is still dual-boot screen

I have installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and Ubuntu was installed using WUBI installer. Today, I format my PC and installed Windows 7 and after restarting the PC, there is still ...
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How do I remove or uninstall DirectDownloader from Ubuntu 11.10?

I wanted to download a gallery of .jpg file from the Internet. The website suggested the DirectDownloader program to be installed to be able to download this gallery. I could install the ...
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How can I uninstall VMware 8 Workstation from Ubuntu Studio 12.04.1 LTS?

I have tried a few things already but I still can't seem to uninstall it. The last thing I tried was this code: vmware-installer --uninstall-product vmware-workstation and that didn't work for me. ...
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What partitions do I need to replace to uninstall Ubuntu and re-install OSX?

I have a Emac (imac) PowerPC G4 1Gz/1GB RAM, ATI Radeon 9400 - 80GB / DVD RW+- I have installed Ubuntu and it is running just fine. However, the lack of flash functionality on the PPC architecture ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu without losing any data from the HDD?

I've installed the newest version of Ubuntu but now I want to get back to my windows but when I reach the screen with Windows Boot Manager, like this... (This is a screenshot from the installation ...
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Will there be a boot selection screen after uninstalling WUBI installed Ubuntu?

I'd like to know if uninstalling Ubuntu via "Programs and Features" on Windows 7 or Vista would also remove the boot entries that had once been created during installation, and would it thereafter ...
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NTFS for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I want to install Windows to my computer. However, Windows needs NTFS -filesystem for hard disk. I want to replace Ubuntu ...
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Uninstalling 12.04 to install 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I would like to uninstall 12.04 on my Asus Netbook so that I can install 10.04 which I prefer. What is the procedure for the ...
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I Want To Start Over But Its Confusing

Okay, I had a desktop completely running on Ubuntu 12.04. No dual boot at all. I wanna re-install it because of some complications. Now I know there are many methods out there, but none could work so ...
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How can I remove kubuntu-Desktop completely from Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall Kubuntu and install Ubuntu? I installed kde desktop on my Ubuntu installation to try it and I like unity more and for space concerns I need to remove it. ...
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Update Manager will not Install Updates

When I go into Update Manager it says that I have 161 Updates, I hit the Install Button and a Box comes up that says "To install or remove Softwere you need to Authenticate" I put in My Password and ...
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How to Completely Uninstall Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have had Ubuntu on my netbook for a while now but I really need Windows back on my netbook for one of my classes. I have no ...
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Trying to install java JDK every time I install/remove anything

I have installed java JDK following this tutorial: http://www.duinsoft.nl/packages.php?t=en The installation was ok but every time I install or uninstall anything, I get this message: Downloading......
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How to uninstall Gwibber? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I safely remove gwibber? I am new to linux and I started using Gwibber but I wanna uninstall it from my Ubuntu. What shall I do?? Quick help needed. My facebook is ...
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Unable to install 12.04 along side with Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install 12.04 inside Windows? Previously I got Ubuntu 11.04 installed with Wubi. Work perfectly. Then I got this new update of 12.04, download the ISO, burned into CD....
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How do I remove Ubuntu on my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I want to remove my Ubuntu on my computer. When I go to Windows, I decide to format the disk but I got this: Can someone ...
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How to completely remove the kubuntu-desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove kubuntu-full and all it's applications? I installed the kubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 12.04. I promptly removed it, the applications it installed are still ...
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How can I uninstall Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I have installed ubuntu netbook edition via a bootable-USB and upgraded ubuntu to 11.04 via network connection. I want to ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu 12.04 and install Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove ubuntu I have an Acer Aspire One ZG5, Ubuntu is the only operating system running. I want to put Windows XP back on but it won't work. Have been trying to ...
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how to safely Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and reinstall 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 following the instructions here. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades. But after ...
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How do I safely uninstall unused ubuntu installs

Im trying to clean up my drive as I've got some duplicates of 11.10 installed. My original install was messed up so I reinstalled (foolishly thinking it would just write over the original). I lived ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 in dell inspirion 14r laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to uninstall Ubuntu from a dual boot system? How to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 completely from dell inspirion 14r laptop? I installed it with the iso file writing in a dvd ...
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How do I delete the blue gnome wallpaper from my wallpaper selection in prefs?

I just got rid of adwaita theme in my ubuntu install, but the blue striped wallpaper is still there, how do I find it and remove it manually or run command in terminal to delete it?
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How to Remove the openbox menu items from my login-screen resulted due to LXDE installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove session entries from LightDM? Installed the lxde desktop environment from ubuntu software center in my 12.04 lts version... The lxde installation is ...
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I installed Ubuntu 11.10, and it took over my number 2 drive d: which was a music directory

c: drive has XP PRO 32 BIT. I made one 65gb partition on c: which was named L: drive. I was hoping to install Ubuntu on the partition, but I made mistakes and lost all of d: drive and Ubuntu also ...
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grub rescue error while uninstalling Ubuntu12.04

I have xp and ubuntu . I unistall ubuntu using xp desktop by unallocating memory from memory management. After that when i reboot my laptop i got grub rescue error. so after reading some blogs i use ...
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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 the ...
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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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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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can we remove GUI layer from ubuntu? [duplicate]

Although this question looks little weird because Ubuntu is meant to be good on GUI based linux. But if I wanted to remove this GUI layer and wanted to leverage only terminal when I boot up my machine....
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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 ...