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Revert a make install due to installing PCL before VTK

I'm following the steps of a repository and to sample some dataset, PCL and VTK are needed. I had a lot of issues before regarding broken packages and had to delete and install again Ubuntu (18.04), ...
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Remove software - general way?

This is what my program center looks like. Tried to get JDownloder2 from different sources, because non was working. Still, none is. I want to get rid of them again. I come from Windows. Here, i go to ...
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How to remove Private Internet Access vpn servers from my network connection?

I have already done what the below two links say but still have these pia servers showing up in my system. How can I completely remove it. Linux - Uninstalling the PIA App through the Terminal remove ...
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I don't have the Ubuntu software center on 20.4

I'm trying to follow this instruction to install zoom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZYuKEQZr4k but he shows ubuntu software center and I don't see it. Is it because I'm running it on macbookair m1 ...
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How do I uninstall Pterodactyl Panel?

I use this script bash <(curl -s https://pterodactyl-installer.se) from this website https://www.ghostcap.com/install-pterodactyl-panel/ and I want to just uninstall the entire script and every ...
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Ubuntu Software Application

When I try to remove an application from the Ubuntu Software application it tells me there is no packages to remove, but when I do dpk - l | grep it's still there. Will there be a fix for this soon, ...
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Remove Microsoft Teams from Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 20.04. I installed Ms Teams a year ago for work and it worked fine. I have both MS Teams "insiders" and "preview" versions. A few weeks ago, they stopped working. ...
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How to remove this Microsoft Office from my Ubuntu?

I installed them hoping they would work from a random website and now I'm stuck with them. I'm unable to do it with apt/or snap remove.
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Can't remove mysql completely

I tried many times to completely remove MySQL from my system without success. I get these errors: I also tried other commands without success. What should I do? Here is the output of apt list --...
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Unable to uninstall skype on Ubuntu 20.04.2

I have skype installed and running at startup. I would like to remove it altogether. I've seen some advice online, but none of them work. I can see several skypeforlinux processes running in the ...
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Not able to uninstall Java 17. Getting error related to dependency

I am new to ubuntu and using Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. I had installed Java 17 recently but now I want to uninstall it but getting following dependency error. Please help me out: dpkg-query -W -f='${binary:...
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I want to remove system app

Hello developers currently I'm using ubuntu 20.04 and i want to remove 2 system apps (software update and software & update) please tell me the package file name of these apps.
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Can't uninstall Edge

I have tried using: sudo apt purge microsoft-edge-dev sudo apt remove microsoft-edge-dev sudo apt purge microsoft-edge sudo apt remove microsoft-edge But I get the errors Package microsoft-edge-dev ...
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uninstall openboard from Ubuntu 21.10

I have openboard showing on my list of favourites, which I would like to uninstall. I have tried the following: $ sudo apt remove openboard [sudo] password for user1: Reading package lists... Done ...
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I have installed MiPCSuite through Wine and uninstalled with UninstallMiPCSuite but icons are left in Menu

I have installed MiPCSuite through Wine and uninstalled with UninstallMiPCSuite but icons are left in Menu. After launching icon it shows: Failed to launch "MiPCSuit" and sends me path to ...
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I purged the Libreoffice-writer app from the system. Why do i still see files with the name 'libreoffice' on my system?

So i just got rid of Libreoffice writer app from my system through the terminal with the purge command. To make sure i don't leave behind any files related to libre-office i also ran the autoremove ...
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Can't remove Signal-Desktop in Ubuntu 20.x

I Can't remove Signal-Desktop (https://signal.org/) in Ubuntu 20.x The app was originally installed by using Signal official website installation instructions: Linux (Debian-based) Install ...
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Firefox does not show in Ubuntu Software

I had trouble with Firefox and could not find it to uninstall it. Why don't I see it in Ubuntu Software? I added another FF and it shows in Ubuntu Software, but didn't solve my problem.
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How To Uninstall ProtonVPN

I installed ProtonVPN from the proton site. I can't for the life of me figure out how to remove the remaining pieces of the software. I've done the usual things: Checked the ubuntu Store (not there) ...
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Uninstall MKUSB

So I installed a few weeks ago mkusb to make a persistent live USB and now I don't need it anymore. But I can't find a way to uninstall it, it's not in the "Ubuntu Software" app, it's like ...
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Ubuntu 21.04. 2 apps no longer working, uninstall and reinstall doesn’t fix

Ubuntu 21.04. Two of my apps are no longer working. VLC and Flameshot stopped working. I uninstalled, rebooted and reinstalled them multiple times using the ‘Ubuntu Software’ app. It says they’re both ...
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How to uninstall freefilesync from Ubuntu

I installed FreeFileSync for my Ubuntu 20.04 from here; https://freefilesync.org/download.php Installation was successful and the app is working. The problem is I can't remove FreeFileSync from my ...
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I have removed VirtualBox but I forgot to remove VirtualBox extensions & guest additions

I removed VirtualBox from Ubuntu 20.04.2 but I had forgot to remove the VirtualBox extensions & guest additions before removing the VirtualBox packages. I have deleted the virtual machine and also ...
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How do I remove alternate desktop environment software

I have used Ubuntu for a while a recently installed Lubuntu Desktop on top and gave it a shot. I quickly found out that I prefered the default GNOME Environment and uninstalled it through the terminal ...
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How to uninstall Uget from ubuntu 20.04LTS?

I was trying to use this software to download some classes, but now i dont need it anymore, and i was trying to remove, and i did: sudo apt-get remove uget But every time that i use ctrl+c to save the ...
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WPS can not be Removes from System

I have installed WPS2019 in my system but now I cannot remove it from my system.
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Unable to uninstall virtualenv on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

$ sudo pip uninstall virtualenv WARNING: Skipping virtualenv as it is not installed. $ sudo pip3 uninstall virtualenv WARNING: Skipping virtualenv as it is not installed. $ sudo apt-get purge ...
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Uninstall IntelliJ idea from Ubuntu

I have deleted all files of IntelliJ-idea community edition from my laptop, and when I search on terminal for delete, it shows not installed, but on my laptop it is available, help me to delete the ...
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How can I uninstall a duplicate program?

Ubuntu Software center won’t allow me to view installed programs because automatic updates are paused – something I can’t change. The command: sudo apt remove cawbird does not work. I have two of ...
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How can I uninstall Oracle VirtualBox? "error processing package" [duplicate]

I installed VirtualBox from Ubuntu Software app. It showed some errors about UIF-something while installing. I have also created a password for rebooting (I have a dual booted laptop with secure boot ...
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Two LibreOffice versions installed, not sure which to uninstall

I have two LibreOffice versions installed, both updated to the latest version 7.1.3.2. Which one can I uninstall so that only one version stays? Or which would be the best to uninstall: the version ...
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Why was MS-Sql Server uninstalled from my ubuntu 20.04 desktop?

I just went out to use ms-sql server and I discovered that it was completely uninstalled from my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. Why would the software be uninstalled without my knowledge? It also uninstalled ...
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facing issue with google chrome

I can't find Chrome or uninstall it.
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Unknown applications installed on Ubuntu 20.04

I have installed Ubuntu on a new laptop and I'm trying to learn how to use Linux. While searching the software store and installing several programming tools and then uninstalling them I have some ...
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What does 'snap "opera" has "remove-snap" change in progress' mean and how do I stop it?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and the following message is showing after I tried to delete the Opera browser from my device: status code=409,kind=snap-change-conflict message=snap"opera" has "...
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How remove Ubuntu software itself?

How remove Ubuntu software itself?
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Elementary test software randomly appearing on my computer

Today I was installing some things through terminal, such as Terminator terminal emulator and other various things, and the Elementary Test software randomly appeared on my computer. However, I do not ...
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How to safely remove python2.7-dev and libpython2.7-dev from ubuntu 18.04?

Since a long time ago I had stopped development with python 2.7. As python 2 has been deprecated how can I safely remove python2.7-dev and libpython2.7-dev from my system. Can I simply do sudo apt ...
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How do I remove installed packages (and everything related to them) in Ubuntu Studio 20.10 using console?

I'm only 3 weeks old in Ubuntu Studio 20.10, never used LINUX before. MY QUESTION: Nvidia drivers are still installed (current is X.org Server), probably why video quality is still not 100%. For VLC ...
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Removing packages through terminal - yet app still present and working in app list? Why/how?

I've recently installed an image editor, "ImageMagick" through Ubuntu Software. Unfortunately it wasn't really what I needed so no need in keeping it around. Trying to keep things clean, ...
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Can't uninstall Adobe Reader

I'm unable remove this as it was not installed completely but showing it in my applist. I also tried using purge command adobe reader is showing in the list though it wasn't installed successfully $...
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software removal in Ubuntu

hey I'm new user of Ubuntu and i want to remove the app called "additional driver" from Ubuntu 20.04. I don't have any graphics card in my laptop so please tell me how to remove this app. ...
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uninstalling system apps from Ubuntu 20.10

how to remove livepatch,characters software and language support app from Ubuntu 20.10
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Google Play Music Player removal [duplicate]

I can not find the package to remove Google Play Music from my applications. It no longer functions. I am using 20.10 I have gone through the Applications window in the settings menu and clicked on ...
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"E: Unable to locate package fluxion" : This error is showing when i try to uninstall fluxion

Here is the screenshot of the command prompt I am using Linux 18.04. I used this sudo git clone https://github.com/PNPtutorials/fluxion.git command to colne the file. After git clone i changed the ...
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How to uninstall dotnet from Ubuntu 20.10 completely?

I have installed dotnet on my Ubuntu 20.10 but for some reason I want to remove it but I don't know how to do it please help.
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Why do I have two postman icons

I installed postman using a download from the website. Now I have an issue with two postman entries in my app menu. (Don't know the proper name.) I can't get a screenshot of the app menu, but it has ...
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how to delete completely a programm app from Ubuntu 20.04, in this case Lollypop

When trying to uninstall Lollypop program/app from my device using Ubuntu 20.04, I use purge and autoremove. But when installing it again, the programa is up in the same place where it was before the ...
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Uninstalling a program misplaced in home folder

There is a program located in my home folder which apparently can't be found by apt nor dpkg. If I use apt-cache policy *part-of-name*, it would tell me the full name of the package but that it couldn'...
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How do I remove what kubuntu-desktop installed?

I tried out kubuntu-desktop on vanilla 20.10 but now I'm done with that and want to remove it. No matter what I do I can still select Plasma on the login screen, I still have a kubuntu boot screen, my ...
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