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I was trying to install Anbox snap app on Xubuntu 16.04.1 but it failed to install. Now there are three loop device partitions viz loop0, loop1, loop2 created while installing. I have uninstalled Anbox but these loop partitions are not deleted. How to delete these partitions without breaking the system. Is it safe to delete these partitions using Gparted or Disks application?

  • I'm guessing you removed Anbox with sudo snap remove anbox-installer? – Ads20000 Oct 18 '17 at 11:19
  • Yes, I uninstalled using this command. – Ravi Mali Oct 23 '17 at 16:50
  • I made a thread on the snapcraft forum here but didn't get much attention :( – Ads20000 Oct 24 '17 at 0:23
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Ogra posted a solution on snapcraft.io. By removing snap (using command sudo apt purge snapd) from Xubuntu system the loop partitions will be deleted automatically. This means there is no longer I can use snap apps on my system. Apparently I dont use any snap-apps so this will work for now.

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