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

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How do I completely remove LazReport?

I have a standard user account in addition to the admin account on 12.04 Deskop. I have Lazarus + LazReport component added to it. Due to a bug I cannot trace, I'm trying to remove LazReport. I ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 13.04 NOT dual partitioned [closed]

Really struggling to get my head around Ubuntu after using windows before and think there is a fault on Ubuntu software also as have these strange lines / cracks appearing on screen when I'm on it. ...
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How do I remove Windows Vista off my Ubuntu laptop? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a dual boot and I no longer want Windows Vista on my laptop. What is the easiest way to remove Vista from Ubuntu?
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How to remove django [closed]

Running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS i had a testdrive with django from Sources. But now i want to change to latest django 1.6. So how to remove the older django 1.4.3? I ask this after going thru the obvious ...
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How to uninstall apps downloaded from internet in Ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu right now and i want to know how do we uninstall an app which i downloaded from the internet in this case a Facebook messenger called ftalk. I type this command in the terminal: ...
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Getting erorr while uninstall lamp in Ubuntu

I am getting this message when I'm UN-installing lamp in Ubuntu E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem
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How to unistall Ubuntu?

I have a Gateway laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I want to revert back to Windows. I didn't do the dual boot option, just to let you know. Can anyone help me out?
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I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install windows 8

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and install windows 8 via USB. I have a bootable usb stick and boot order is set to boot from the USB stick but it takes me directly to the GNU GRUB screen instead ...
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I want to install 12.04 instead of 13.10, what should I do?

I run Ubuntu 13.10 but I think it doesn't work properly. I’m facing problems, being unable to listen to the music and watch movies, I either can't use Internet. Machine looks connected, but when ...
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How can I unistall Fern Wifi Cracker?

I installed Fern (with all its dependencies) with the following command on the terminal: sudo dpkg -i Fern-Wifi-Cracker_1.6_all.deb And I used this to launch it in a terminal: sudo python ...
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Unable to remove kernel version 3.2.0-52, 3.2.0-23 in Ubuntu 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 system to 13.10 using a bootable USB. After upgrading I tried to remove old version kernels that appeared in grub boot menu, using the Synaptic Package Manager. But old ...
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How do you install a file in a tar archive? [duplicate]

It seems like a lot of people don't know this essential skill of Linux--so it's time to learn:)
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How do I remove ubuntu from MAC OS X?

I need to uninstall ubuntu from MAC OS X to allow MAC OS more space and I don't need ubuntu any more. Report for internal hard disk: Current GPT partition table: # Start LBA End LBA Type ...
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How to uninstall Comodo Antivirus in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?

I want to remove virus from my PC. Therefore I install Comodo Anti Virus in my Ubuntu desktop. Now, when the virus is removed, I want to uninstall the antivirus. I have used this command line in ...
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How to restore Windows 8 after Debian then Ubuntu installs

I have lost the ability to boot into Windows 8 on my new computer. Here is the sequence of events that led to this: I installed the newest version of Debian by resizing the main partition and ...
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How do I remove wine and playonlinux completely?

PlayOnLinux isn't working, so I uninstalled and then re-installed it. But still it isn't working. I think I did not uninstall it correctly. Could someone help me?
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uninstall ubuntu 12.4 from dual boot with windows 8

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on preinstalled windows 8 laptop. the problem i had was my windows 8 was installed in UEFI mode and ubuntu was installed in legacy mode. so i was unable to boot windows from ...
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Ubuntu is still on rEFIt

I just used a Ubuntu Live DVD to uninstall ubuntu from my mac by formatting both ext4 and linux-swap partitions to fat32 and then deleting them (so I could resize mac's partition later using apple's ...
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Errors when removing Spotify [closed]

dpkg: error processing spotify-client (--configure): Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting configuration. Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks while uninstalling Mono

I re-installed mono-runtime due to this error and it is solved. But now I want to uninstall it (but in Ubuntu 13.10). So this is what happens: hogar@hogar-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get purge mono-runtime ...
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Is there a place or software in ubuntu like controol panel add/remove programs [duplicate]

is there a software or add/remove programs like windows that keeps a list of all installed used programs list on ubuntu. gui is prefered here. so that its easy. we do not have to use terminal.
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13.10 how to remove COMPLETELY facebook?

I've accidently installed facebook appplication, while accidently clicking on popup on firefox. I've tried to remove it by deleting files from some directories, like /usr/share/applications, but it's ...
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How To Undo Changes In Synaptic Package Manager

I was trying to uninstall Python then reinstall it because some files from it were missing. When I clicked apply changes it uninstalled it started uninstalling things like Firefox, Compiz and other ...
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How to uninstall an application

How can I uninstall an application including systemwide configuration files and user-specific configuration files of that app?
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Uninstall Ubuntu from windows dual boot

I've dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my computer and I'm having trouble uninstalling Ubuntu. I don't remember how I installed it but I've ruled some things out. Most tutorials tell me to delete ...
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Don't know the Ubuntu's password! How to uninstall Ubuntu?

I got my laptop with Ubuntu however, I have no idea about the password that was set on it. How may I uninstall it?
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dpkg: error processing mfc8500lpr:i386 (--remove)

I uninstalled this package with synaptic but it does not appear to have been completely removed. I used autoremove and the result is below. Reviewed several help requests but non seemed to work. ...
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I deleted Ubuntu and now my laptop is unusable. Can anyone help please? [closed]

I removed Ubuntu Desktop using os-uninstaller, and wanted to put Win 8 back on my laptop. I wasn't dual booting- I installed Ubuntu directly over Win 8. Now my laptop won't do anything. I boot it, ...
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Remove Ubuntu to downgrade [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove ubuntu so I can downgrade to a more stable release (I grabbed the latest one, it's crashtacular but I really like it when it works). It's a single boot system. I have the USB key ...
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KDE Accessible always open and unclosable

since today i have a weird icon in my notifications area, its called KDE accessible... it has a close button but it doesn't closes when i press that button. it also has a process but that process is ...
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How to uninstall linux-backports-modules-cw-3.4-precise-generic?

How to uninstall linux-backports-modules-cw-3.4-precise-generic? I want to uninstall it. How ? I try following Command but NOt Working $ sudo apt-get remove ...
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CODEBLOCKS_DATA_DIR environment variable

I had installed CODE::BLOCKS in Ubuntu 12.04 and it was working jut fine until ~2 days ago when the program start to freezing out every ~10 sec. I decided to reinstall CODE::BLOCKS. First, I did: $ ...
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How to uninstall these Parole plugins

I'm using Xubuntu and while playing a YouTube video in Parole it said 'Parole needs text/html decoder to play this file' (I was pasting the link in Parole) I installed the asked plugins but still the ...
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How to Remove ffmpeg completely in Ubuntu 13.10?

I tried this guide to install ffmpeg, but now I want to remove it completely from Ubuntu 13.10, but when I did that guide to remove, ffmpeg is still there! How to remove it exactly? after removing ...
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Sweet Home 3D doesn't work after changing the language

I installed Sweet home 3D and it worked fine. But then I tried to change the language to Dutch. This didn't work and since then I can't use Sweet Home 3D anymore. I tried to remove the program and ...
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Remove Gnome from Ubuntu Gnome after switching to Cinnamon

I installed Cinnamon on top of Gnome in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I would like to remove the unnecessary parts of gnome, primarily the settings which show as duplicates with the cinnamon ones, making it ...
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remove kernel not created using .deb file

i by mistake installed kernel in Ubuntu 11.04 using "make" command and didn't created proper ".deb" file. now i want to remove that image of kernel and since i didn't created using .deb file, i ...
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How to completely remove my emacs?

I downloaded Emacs source files, and installed it using make. After installing Emacs successfully, I manually removed the downloaded source files to save disk space. Now I want to remove Emacs and I ...
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ati drivers causing low-level graphics

I installed ati/radeon binary x.org drivers in ubuntu 13.10 from the software center, now it goes into low graphics mode. How do I uninstall it and fix the problem? I tried terminal in recovery mode, ...
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command sudo dpkg -r PacketTracer not working

I have installed Cisco Packet Tracer from Cisco-PT-601.bin. But I cannot open it. When I tried to remove/uninstall using sudo dpkg -r PacketTracer, it said there is no installed package matching ...
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About removing old kernels

I am trying to remove my used kernels since my /boot is going low. Here I have a chicken and egg problem. First I try to remove the kernel with command: sudo apt-get autoremove linux-image-... and ...
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uninstall wubi from a bad drive

I used wubi to install Ubuntu on its own hard drive. That drive seems to have died and I can no longer boot to Ubuntu. I tried to uninstall Ubuntu from the control panel in Windows 7 and received the ...
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How to get rid of 'grub rescue'? [duplicate]

While logged into Windows, I deleted a disk partition which was containing Ubuntu. When I restarted my pc, it is showing 'grub rescue' command prompt. How to boot windows now? I no longer require ...
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Metasploit (install)

Hey i was installing metasploit on my laptop,suddenly i accidentally remove/moved the plug. So my laptop turned off. When i reinstall metasploit, this is what i get My question is, how can i kill ...
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how to remove ubuntu compleletly from my laptop and install windows? [duplicate]

i have bought an laptop with Ubuntu version 12.04 and i want to remove it completely from laptop and install windows but i can't and i don't know how to uninstall it , So could anyone tell me please ...
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How do I sort packages

I'm trying to remove some packages that I installed a long time ago but don't need any more, when I type dpkg --get-selection I get a list of all the packages installed in my system, but I need to ...
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How do I either uninstall Ubuntu or get my wireless internet to work

I'm sorry its a vague question but i'm stuck with 2 options: a) uninstall ubuntu and reload Windows XP onto my laptop (which I would rather not do as I really like Ubuntu - despite how unused to I ...
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How do I uninstall Windows XP from my NTFS if I have Ubuntu installed there as well [duplicate]

Hello I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows XP, Now that I never use Windows XP and I have almost no space for Ubuntu (I literally only have 136mb left) I would like to uninstall it from my NTFS ...
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No sound on ubuntu after altering settings on gstreamer properties

The sound was working perfect, but then i installed gstreamer via terminal to fix my webcam. From that moment the only sound i get is at the startup. It detects my speaker fine but doesn't play any ...
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How do I get out of the latest version? [duplicate]

This latest version I was offered an upgrade to is AWFUL! Why wasn't any overview provided? I can't find menus for getting to the software I've become used to. Everything is so FUZZY. GET ME OUT OF ...