I installed Fern (with all its dependencies) with the following command on the terminal:

sudo dpkg -i Fern-Wifi-Cracker_1.6_all.deb

And I used this to launch it in a terminal:

sudo python '/home/user/Downloads/Fern-Wifi-Cracker/execute.py'

Now I want to completely uninstall it.

I have already remove it from the Ubuntu Software Center (along with the aircracker-ng) and I have already use the below commands in the terminal:

sudo apt-get purge fern-wifi-cracker
sudo apt-get remove fern-wifi-cracker

... But I still have this folder I cannot delete:


How do I completely uninstall Fern Wifi Cracker?

1 Answer 1


This will remove the remainder:

cd ~/Downloads
sudo rm -rf Fern-Wifi-Cracker

Make sure to type this as is. You should not get any errors.

  • That worked perfectly! But when I try locate fern on the terminal I receive /var/lib/dpkg/info/fern-wifi-cracker.list /var/lib/dpkg/info/fern-wifi-cracker.md5sums /var/lib/dpkg/info/fern-wifi-cracker.prerm thosedirectoris too.Should delete them and how?
    – drakos46
    Dec 3, 2013 at 13:10
  • The -f option should be removed; it's dangerous. Dec 3, 2013 at 13:19

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