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How to delete programs with all components ( Full Delete Program )

So that, for example, you delete a program I Firefox by

sudo apt-get --purge autoremove Firefox 

But there are some additions are not deleted For example:

firefox-locale-en

xul-ext-ubufox

unity-scope-firefoxbookmark

rhythmbox-mozilla

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  • for this mode use sudo apt-get --purge autoremove Firefox* (add * mark at the end of package_Name) – αғsнιη Aug 29 '14 at 9:12
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install synaptic if not:- sudo apt-get install synaptic

Open synaptic package manager and search the app you want to delete then tick mark and and right click and select 'Mark for complete remove'.

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You can start GUI tool from command line named synaptic, enter:

$ synaptic &

Heading ##Command Line Package Management Tool :

apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages. It is used for adding / removing / updating packages.

Uninstall / Delete / Remove Package

Just use the following syntax:

Heading ##sudo apt-get remove {package-name}

For example remove package called mplayer, enter:

$ sudo apt-get remove mplayer

Remove package called lighttpd along with all configuration files, enter:

$ sudo apt-get --purge remove lighttpd

To list all installed package, enter:\

dpkg --list
dpkg --list | less
dpkg --list | grep -i 'http'

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