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Dependencies (and configuration files if you ran the application) can be automatically removed by issuing the following commands: sudo apt-get remove maven sudo apt-get purge if you want to erase old downloaded archive files as well, do an: sudo apt-get autoclean after that you should be able to safely install maven2...
The Ubuntu Software Centre also keeps a history around, for those that prefer a GUI.
Have a look at Docker, which is a simple way to manage Linux containers. The advantage is that your local install won't get messy when experimenting with Hadoop, and you can just roll-back a snapshot of a container if you messed up something. Also in the Docker Hub there are a lot of containers that are per-installed with Hadoop, for example; Ubuntu ...
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