I'm on 16.04 , and recently installed VLC 3.x . The problem is that this install did not remove an older 2.x version. They both show up in the "Search your computer" tool, but they do not both appear in the UbuntuSoftwareManagement tool.

I did verify that the two icons which appear lead to the separate versions of VLC - this is not a duplicate of duplicate icon.


yes, one is from snap and one isn't. But that doesn't help, since I don't see how to specify which one I want to delete. Further, I am not sure which (old or new) version "belongs" to snap in the first place.

Is there a gui-based app that will find duplicates like this and let me uninstall the older version, or do I have to track down the actual file locations and manually remove them?


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