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Mark the packages as manually installed: sudo apt-mark manual <package_name> From man apt-mark manual manual is used to mark a package as being manually installed, which will prevent the package from being automatically removed if no other packages depend on it. After the start of your restore all the packages have been set to the ...


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Looks like you could have done that with ... sudo apt-get remove --purge spideroak But you need to delete that yourself since it is a user folder. From their site: Deleting your SpiderOak Hive When you uninstall SpiderOak, your SpiderOak Hive folder will remain. However, the files in Hive will no longer be synced. To delete the SpiderOak ...


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Open your terminal and type: sudo apt-get remove unity-webapps-facebookmessenger This should remove the app.


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try : $ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/* #removes the apt-lists $ sudo apt-get update #renews the apt-lists $ sudo apt-get upgrade #do your upgrade


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Even after you remove apache2 completely, you will still have its "default site" files sitting in /var/www/. By default, Nginx will attempt to serve these or its own version of these files for sites it cannot otherwise match. You can see this all in /etc/nginx/sites-available/default. What you're seeing is by design, it was just unexpected. To fix it, you ...


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It's already done (at least for things installed via Softwarecenter etc.). Please check /var/log/dpkg.log or as mention in the comments via /var/log/apt/history.log


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Using the Terminal Uninstall just qemu with sudo apt-get remove qemu Uninstall qemu and it's dependencies with this sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove qemu If you want to purge all the config and data off the system you can also use sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove qemu Source::Installion.co.uk


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First things first. How did you install kernel 3.19? As you're running a LTS release, the recommended way to install new kernels is by Hardware Enablement. Kernel 3.19 is available in Ubuntu 14.04 repositories. Make sure you have it installed: sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid Now, reboot the computer to load the new kernel. Make sure it is ...


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You can also try the following: rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-extra-3.13.0-39-generic.list Then update your system.


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don't try to delete anything inside / directory by your self there. In linux file system hierarchy there is /bin Common programs, shared by the system, the system administrator and the users. /sbin it contains the executable which requires the root permission to execute /lib contains the libraries required for the installed programs /usr Programs, ...


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the software that you configure, make, make install can generally have the source dirs cleaned up. They should install everything they need as long as the installer was built properly. I'd suggest moving the dir that you compiled in and testing functionality before deleting. All of that work should be done in a src dir, normally the /usr/src, or even ...


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This program can be easily removed. The desktop environment is NOT removed. Disks or better /usr/bin/gnome-disks is part of the package gnome-disk-utility. % which gnome-disks /usr/bin/gnome-disks % apt-file search /usr/bin/gnome-disks gnome-disk-utility: /usr/bin/gnome-disks Therefore sudo apt-get remove gnome-disk-utility If you need the tool ...


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There is no way to remove gnome-disk-utility form Ubuntu without removing desktop environment. This utility requires sudo password to perform any dangerous tasks. You can hide it by removing .desktop shortcut from /usr/share/applications The correct way to prevent users from dangerous actions is not to give them administrative rights. You can create an ...


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If the other users do not have sudo priviliges, sudo chmod 700 $(which gnome-disks) && sudo mv /usr/share/applications/gnome-disks.desktop /usr/share/applications/gnome-disks.desktop.bak are sufficient This line of commands changes permissions to only available to root and hides application from appearing in the search launcher. To undo everything, ...


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You should restorce your boot records, using the method described here. So, run the system restore option of a Windows installation media, then get a command prompt, and write this in it: bootrec /rebuildbcd That should fix it.


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This is because remove of some of that packages break dependecies of other packages. You better not agree with that removal. If you already removed all that, you can restore it by sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop But there is no guarantee, that everything is restored. You can look in /var/log/apt/history.log and see what has been removed. Then ...


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Dependencies A lot of those packages depend on a package called ubuntu-desktop. Now you've not chosen to remove that - it's not in this list: postfix mailutils libsasl2-2 ca-certificates libsasl2-modules but note the package ca-certificates. I ran this command: apt-cache rdepends postfix mailutils libsasl2-2 ca-certificates libsasl2-modules and it ...


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I had the same problem with some orphaned files, created after using rsync. A few hidden files starting .f were created on my external hard drive. Even a sudo rm would not remove them. Unmounting the drive, then re-mounting it allowed me to rename then delete the files. If the orphaned files are on a system hard drive, I'd say boot into a live CD then ...


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If you installed that through apt, you can use /var/log/apt/history.log. It's structure is as such: Start Date: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS Commandline: apt-get install package1 package2 package3 . . . Install: library1 libary2 package1 package2 End-Date: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS Knowing that we can use awk to search for particular date and time, descend one line ...


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The problem is that the uninstall script is trying to stop the "avgd" service so that it can be uninstalled. However, the script fails and aborts if the service is not actually running at the time! You can either try to get the service to run so that it can stop (I failed at this) or you can edit the AVG supplied uninstall script. On my system, the ...


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You can easily install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (32-bit), from USB. I have done this successfully on 20 (or more) HP 210-1000s Netbooks (and similar/earlier models). Check elsewhere on this forum on how to create the USB installer. It needs to be 32-bit, due to issues with Intel Atom graphics chipset/drivers. You may have issues with WiFi, but check output from: ...


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As stated, it will not be listed if you didn't install it via the apt-get. If you installed it via a .deb package you could try using 'dkpg -l' from the terminal to list all installed .deb packages. If you can locate it you should be able to eradicate it by typing 'dpkg -P ', which will remove the package and all configuration files.


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Type the following commands: cd ~/Downloads sudo rm -rf wubi.exe install boot (or whatever the file names are of the files still remaining) Done! ;)


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If you have installed the package from source file you need to manually remove all the files inserted into the system by the package. For future reference i would suggest you to install packages from official repositories. If for some reason you need to install from source always use checkinstall instead of make install. make install simply copies file ...


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winbindd — Name Service Switch daemon for resolving names from NT servers winbindd is a daemon that provides a number of services to the Name Service Switch capability found in most modern C libraries, to arbitrary applications via PAM and ntlm_auth and to Samba itself. And yes it's safe to remove samba: sudo apt-get remove samba to remove ...


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Autoremove does not remove packages that can/should be used in the system. It removes only orphan packages that had been installed by dependencies of other packages that previously had been removed. So you can safely run this command and agree to remove everything it suggests. In your case you probably removed some master package that pulled some other ...


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try to execute following command into your terminal. sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude upgrade



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