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How do I remove an application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to uninstall software How do I remove an app (Tonido) in Ubuntu?
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How to uninstall software installed via Terminal? [duplicate]

I installed software using the sudo apt-get install [program name] command in the Terminal. How should I go about uninstalling said program via. Terminal? What should I specifically type in the ...
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How do I remove CompizConfig Settings Manager via the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall software? I've recently installed CCSM, and it was giving me a hard time. So all I'm asking is a terminal command line to remove it.
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How do I delete files in /usr? [duplicate]

I have filled my disk but can see games in /usr that I could delete but can't see how to do it. I am not a computer buff and have no idea what a terminal is.
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How to uninstall with apt-get? [duplicate]

I ran this command: sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine:i386 gtk2-engines-pixbuf:i386 sni-qt:i386 But now I want to remove what I've just installed. What's the command?
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How can I uninstall Kdevelop from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to uninstall Kdevelop from Ubuntu. It was not possible to create, debug and compile C programs, only C++.
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Uninstalling programs in Ubuntu [duplicate]

In Ubuntu, is there something like the control panel of Windows from where I can uninstall a program?
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How To Remove Programs Not Showing Up In Ubuntu Software? [duplicate]

I tried installing the Hamster Time Tracking app and it's been a disaster so far. I can run the app but it's incomplete, and the Software Updater tells me it's because of obsolete dependencies (I ...
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“where <program>” give me two result . why? [duplicate]

I installed a new version of exiftool on my OS when the old version was 9.8 and the new one is 11.6. I install it by this tutorial (notice that I do not uninstall the old version before installing new ...
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How do I uninstall an installed package using APT? [duplicate]

How do I uninstall an installed package using APT? For example, if I want to uninstall Firefox which APT command should I run?
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What is the correct way to completely remove an application?

I've searched the net for such information and found different command lines, like these ones: sudo apt-get remove application sudo apt-get remove application* sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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How do I install the latest version of cmake from the command line?

I am trying to install latest cmake in my linux box and I am always getting the below exception - userName@phx5qa01c-4e23:~/build$ wget http://www.cmake.org/files/v2.8/cmake-2.8.11.tar.gz --2013-10-...
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How to uninstall Android Studio from Ubuntu 14.04 by using Terminal?

I installed Android Studio from here from terminal.How to uninstall it completely ? There are previous questions in Ubuntu with same title but none explained correct answer!(One question Explained ...
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4answers
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How to remove an application?

I uninstalled Scilab from my system using Synaptic Package Manager. But still there is a folder named .Scilab in my home folder. This is the case with other removed applications. How can I get rid of ...
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1answer
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How to completelly reinstall LibreOffice?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 (fresh installation), but I have lot of problems with LibreOffice. I am not more specific, as these problems seems of various nature, with windows not updating, ...

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