I remove a PPA with add-apt-repository for example:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:bartbes/love-stable

but when I see the content of /etc/apt/sources.list I still see the following files:


Why aren't these files removed and do I need to remove them manually?

  • does this reference help?
    – graham
    Jun 27, 2021 at 14:47
  • @24601 It doesn't point out why these files are not deleted if they're removed from APT repository Jun 27, 2021 at 14:52
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    Did you check the contents of those files? They're likely just comments now.
    – muru
    Jun 27, 2021 at 17:25
  • 1
    @muru You're right I checked the content and these files are empty now Jun 28, 2021 at 6:53


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