I installed steam using sudo apt-get install steam, because there are two Steam programs in Ubuntu Software Center and I didn'd know which one is good. Now I found out that Steam is not seen by USC as installed. I want to fix it by reinstalling Steam using USC. Is using sudo apt-get remove steam enough or some dependencies won't be removed?

  • sudo apt-get remove is enough, however after you run that you may need to run sudo apt-get autoremove to get rid of dependencies that are no longer needed. But only if apt-get tells you so when you run the first command. – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Oct 6 '15 at 20:04

I would run these commands:

sudo apt-get remove steam

(to remove steam itself)

sudo apt-get autoremove

(to remove the dependancies)

sudo apt-get purge steam

(if you want to purge the config files and such)

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