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I purged firefox(*) and deleted /etc/firefox and /usr/lib/firefox, the whole .cache thing and so on as already mentioned in Removing Firefox in Ubuntu with all add-ons like it never existed

After all, I still find "Firefox Web Browser" in All Application and even firefox --version shows me (even after reboot)

Mozilla Firefox 72.0.1.

The command type firefox says

firefox is /snap/bin/firefox

What should I do to completely get rid of it?

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    /snap/bin/firefox – milz_miliz Jan 20 at 9:12
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    As you see, remove the snap package: sudo snap remove firefox – vanadium Jan 20 at 9:20
  • Ah perfect ... Thx Mate – milz_miliz Jan 20 at 9:21
  • Does this answer your question? How to uninstall a snap package manually? – karel Jan 20 at 10:19
  • @karel IMHO your link does not fully answer this question as the OP did not originally know that Firefox had been installed using snap and what it means. – Melebius Jan 20 at 11:25
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The page Removing Firefox in Ubuntu with all add-ons like it never existed addresses Firefox installed using APT but in your case, it has been installed as a snap.

This can be checked using the command type firefox. If you get an output like /snap/bin/firefox, Firefox is installed using snap on your machine.

To uninstall Firefox which has been installed using snap, use the command:

sudo snap remove firefox

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