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You should consult the Wubi documentation on manually uninstalling Wubi here It explains how to remove all files and registry entries.


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There is no adobe or reader package. The package is called acroread. But it is obsolete and not supported any more.


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First try this command sudo apt-get remove system-settings. If working Ok and ignore following steps. If not working appending this message E: Unable to locate package system-settings. Search for system-settings using this command whereis system-settings. On my laptop was /usr/bin/system-settings. Remove this file sudo rm '/usr/bin/system-settings'. Also ...


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The problem is the missing component libglib2.0-bin which contains the glib-compile-schemas command. Because haguichi is damaged, apt-get or dpkg trys to remove it every time you want to install or uninstall something and that ends in an error because the libglib2.0-bin is missing and haguichis uninstaller depends on it. The following solution worked for ...


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I think permissions have been changed to root on the config and cache folders. If you want to reinstall Opera, you can just delete them: sudo rm -R ~/.config/opera ~/.cache/opera Or, you can try to change back permission, and then start Opera and see if it works: sudo chown -R yourUsernameHere ~/.config/opera ~/.cache/opera sudo chmod -R 700 ~/.config/...


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Why this throws errors sudo-apt-get remove amazon The problem here is multiple its sudo apt-get remove PACKAGENAME not sudo-apt get PACKAGENAME You are guessing PACKAGENAMES (amazon) here How to locate package names and remove them I would recommend to check what packagename you need to remove first and then remove it. You could filter all installed ...


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Try this: sudo apt-get remove unity-webapps-common


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Old question, but as it happened to me yesterday, I solved it like this: I turned off the computer, physically disconnected the incriminated hard drive, started again the computer, then ~ $ sudo update-grub Done this, I switched off the computer, reconnected the hard drive and my old Windows 7 partition, no longer existing since 2 years ago, didn’t show ...


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Look at this thread: How to uninstall NetBeans? If that doesn't work: Try looking for a readme or a help in the netbeans folder, and look for more information on uninstalling. You also can run the command gksudo nautilus, which opens your file manager which can delete all files, even those which normally are read only. Then go to other locations in that ...


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Start a Live Ubuntu, open GParted, delete all Windows partitions (recovery, oem, microsoft-reserved, installed-Windows partition). You can keep the EFI partition as it is needed for any operating system installed on uefi hardware. You can actually delete the EFI partition, but it will be (re)created during the install process of any OS on uefi hardware. ...


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In your procedure above you installed the shiny, devtools, and shinyjs packages for R from the CRAN repository. To remove them: sudo su - -c "R -e \"remove.packages(c('devtools', 'shiny', 'shinyjs'))\"" Note that RStudio requires R be installed on your system, so if you want to use the RStudio IDE then you likely don't want to uninstall r-base. However, ...


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based on this link you can follow this steps: dropbox stop dropbox status # Should report "not running" rm -rf ~/.dropbox-dist rm -rf /var/lib/dropbox rm -rf ~/.dropbox* sudo apt-get remove nautilus-dropbox sudo apt-get remove dropbox rm /etc/apt/source.d/dropbox and if you want to delete the file that were synced, you can run this command: rm -rv ~/...


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As seen from the output of: sudo apt-get purge nodejs it is only removing node related packages i.e. relevant packages, nothing more. On the other hand, when you do: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nodejs it is necessarily doing: sudo apt-get purge nodejs sudo apt-get autoremove and the removal of the gyp, linux-headers-4.4.0-18-generic etc ...


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You can not delete Ubuntu partitions from Windows just because Win can't see Ubuntu (or any other linux) partitions. Like others already wrote, you need to boot into a Live linux (Live Ubuntu or any other), open GParted and notice an ext partition. That's where Ubuntu is. Also look for a swap partition. That's used by Ubuntu also. You can delete them both if ...


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Boot using a ubuntu live usb and delete the partition using G Parted partition editor.It clearly shows your ubuntu os labelled.Then change the boot order woth Windows boot manager on top


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from that pic it looks like your windows 8 partitions are all NTFS so don't delete those. Any of the partitions that don't say a type will be unused by windows so they would be most likely to be the right ones. The only other explanations would be having other OS'es or if you have been changing the partition type labels.


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ubuntu-mate-core and ubuntu-mate-desktop are both metapackages. They are lists of packages and not actual packages themselves. Look at the output of apt show ubuntu-mate-core | grep Section and apt-show ubuntu-mate-desktop | grep Section. Both contain Section: universe/metapackages You could next confirm that, other than tilda and the two metapackages, no ...


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Run these commands in terminal (ctrl+alt+t): sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get install perl sudo apt-get purge samba* sudo apt-get autoremove


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If you have installed it as given here or here , removing /opt/Pentaho should do it. To do so, execute : sudo rm -r /opt/Pentaho/


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Go to the terminal and type : sudo apt-get purge pentaho If you want to create a script to do this for you, simply create a file named deletePentaho.sh or whatever and write in it: #!/bin/bash apt-get purge pentaho Then run : chmod +x deletePentaho.sh to make it executable, and you should be able to run your script: sudo ./deletePentaho.sh


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Having at least a previous Kernel can be positive in case of bad configurations or weird crashes. Which happen in Linux and since the OS is not OEM then there's no recovery system unless you make it beforehand. In the same page the crash or bad configuration can be so bad that it can't get fixed by falling back. You can visit on using BTRFS snapshots ...


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I did: sudo apt-get purge xen* It select all packages related to xen, so It just worked.


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Try this: Open a terminal,Press Ctrl+Alt+T Run it: exec sudo -i dpkg --configure -a apt-get -f install apt-get -m install apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop apt-get autoremove apt-get clean


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If the issue still persists, you can also kill the VBoxHeadless & VirtualBoxVM processes associated with the VM. E.g. Assume the name of your locked / bad vm is My-Locked-VM. Get the process id of the VirtualBox processes associated with that VM and kill it. MyHostName:homedir ayekay$ ps -ef| grep -i My-Locked-VM 1624398723 1196 23121 0 11:34AM ?? ...


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I found the solution finally by entering in the terminal the following command : sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*.*


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To completely remove LibreOffice open a Terminal window and type: sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice sudo apt-get update To install the stable version of LibreOffice back: sudo apt-get install libreoffice Official Ubuntu repositories always use stable branch of LO, not betas.


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To install from the download, you should have changed directory to the DEBS folder in the archive. You then should have according to the readme you would have used sudo dpkg -i *.deb In this post https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/22466/how-to-uninstall-libreoffice-on-ubuntu-in-terminal/ they say you can use: sudo dpkg -P libreoffice I might try ...


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So, you have Ubuntu A and Ubuntu B. Let's say you boot up in Ubuntu A that you want to keep. Open GParted, unmount partition with Ubuntu B then select swap partition (if any), right-click on it and choose swapoff. Swapoff is important, so don't miss it. Select partition with Ubuntu B and delete that partition. Apply changes. Open a Terminal window and ...


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If the two installation are on separate partitions and don't have any common mount points like /home or /bin, you can pretty much safely format the unwanted partition and generate new grub menu entries.


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You can use GParted to format the partition and then run an upgrade grub command to update bootloader that the partition no longer has an OS.


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Make your USB windows bootable, you can use unetbootin for that. Once you are done, connect that bootable USB to your system, go to BIOS, select USB as boot up device. When you are at Install Windows screen, press Shift+f10. Command prompt should open up. Type bootrec /fixmbr into the Command Prompt. Then install windows. After windows and all ...


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You don't have to remove Ubuntu to install Windows, during windows installation bootup from disc you have the option to remove or format partitions and do a fresh install in it's place. If you have no Windows installation disc then their is a way to create a flash drive installer: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/a/install-windows-7-usb.htm


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Head over to ubuntu.com and download Ubuntu. Then follow these instructions to burn the downloaded ISO image to a flash drive. Once that's done reboot the computer and boot to the USB, clicking "try ubuntu" when the option presents itself. You will need a few packages to add HFS support, so connect the machine to the network, then open a terminal and run: ...


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Assuming you did not build OpenJDK from source, this will uninstall any package starting with openjdk: sudo apt remove --purge "^openjdk.*" Including any program depending on a Java runtime environment.


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It looks like you have basically undone all the steps, so you should be back to a clean slate. Perhaps even restart your computer before proceeding just to make sure. The following steps worked for me on Ubuntu 16.04. To install Telegram, try: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/telegram sudo apt update sudo apt install telegram You should be able to ...


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They are meant to be packages no longer used any more, it is likely that packages have been installed which replace them, but if you don't want to remove them, just don't run sudo apt-get autoremove and bare with the message (if you don't run that command the upgrade won't remove those packages). Also, it is inadvisable to run sudo apt-get upgrade as that ...


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Insert the "exploitation" livecd, boot it up to desktop, open GParted, erase ext partition and swap partition. Reboot. Insert the Windows instalation cd and choose Repair Windows option. Wait for the process to finish. Reboot again. Ta da!



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