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How to completely remove application [duplicate]

If I remove any application with sudo apt-get remove <applicationName>, the application is removed and then I can remove the repository later on. I have noticed that certain cached and config ...
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remove cairo dock completely [duplicate]

I recently installed cairo-dock-core package from Ubuntu software center. I played with it for a while and concluded to delete it completely.Then, I uninstalled it from Ubuntu software center itself. ...
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completely remove wine [duplicate]

I tried to remove wine from the terminal using : apt-get remove wine but wine still exists. How can I remove it completely? harsh@harsh-BOOK:~$ sudo get-apt purge Q4Wine [sudo] password for harsh: ...
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How remove all programs comes from a package? [duplicate]

When you install a program like postgresql, it installs several programs for its last version. Once installed how remove all those packages? because using apt-get remove postgresql removes only ...
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Difference between apt-get remove -y and apt-get purge -y? [duplicate]

apt-get remove <name of program> apt-get purge <name of program> and apt-get purge -y <name of program> Research indicates the running either "remove" or "purge" performs the ...
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How uninstall a program? [duplicate]

How is a program uninstalled in Ubuntu? By internet search I know to go to System/Administrator/something. Where is this so-called "system" found? What is this "system"? System sounds important. Is ...
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how to delete programs in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

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 ...
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How do you completely purge an installed aplication? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to completely remove an application? I installed UltraEditor (uex package) from a source I can't remember. Later I purged the installation with: ...
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How do I completely uninstall and old version of Redis? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade to redis version 2.6.13 and I want to remove all old versions on my ubuntu 12.04 system.
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Unable to completely uninstall standalone app called Etcher from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and I downloaded and installed Etcher for Linux x64 (64-bit) (AppImage), a standalone application to make bootable usb drives. Supposedly, to uninstall the application I simply ...
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Error installing Android Studio! How to uninstall it completely? [duplicate]

I tried installing android studio in my Ubuntu 14.04 using terminal. I entered the commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install android-...
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How to delete tomcat8 and related files like docs examples admin? [duplicate]

I installed tomcat8 and then tried to use tomcat8-docs webapp manager but link did not work. Can you please guide me to uninstall completely tomcat8 along with docs examples admin and other files.
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How to get rid of unwanted software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to completely remove an application? Is it possible to undo an apt-get install command? Most of the time when I want to try a new program, the ...
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purging a program [duplicate]

I recently installed SDL2 and want to purge all of it from my system. I know there's a million different libraries scattered all over the system. anyway I can just uninstall everything without ...
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Removing games from Dash [duplicate]

I would like to permanatly remove AisleRiot Solitare and all of the games from dash, so I am not tempted to play them. How can I do that?

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