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Questions tagged [software-uninstall]

for questions about uninstalling software on Ubuntu.

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ttf-mscorefonts-installer half insta

after: sudo apt-get --purge --reinstall install ttf-mscorefonts-installer I got this messageenter image description here And after that...nothing change
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how to remove kylin software-without Terminal

i've downloaded the kylin-software. However I didn't install it right so it gave me this sign: Now i cant find it anywhere and though i cant remove it as well as that Chinese dialog box keeps popping ...
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How do I install a man page?

After reading How do I manually install a man page file? (there is some ambiguity in this title) I did not get my answer. How to install the related man pages for a certain command? Take the ...
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Google Cloud SDK causing numerous problems, how to fully/properly uninstall?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 on my HP Pavilion 15-AU003TX laptop. Few months ago, I had installed (not using apt) Google Cloud SDK for some reason which I dont remember, and I didn't end up using it pretty ...
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Uninstallation of VMware Workstation Player from Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Uninstallation of VMware Workstation Player from Ubuntu 16.04. The commands have been given which are required to answer the question
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How to remove icon of uninstalled app?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.1, the other day I installed Ark from the Ubuntu Software app but ended up uninstalling it after a couple minutes because it wasn't working well. Recently I noticed that the ...
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uninstall adobereader-en 9.5.5 on ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I can not uninstall adobereader 9.5.5. I get always this message ~$ sudo apt-get remove adobereader-en [sudo] Passwort für felix: Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: wps-office

I am using ubuntu subsystem for windows. I am trying to remove wps-office which for some reason I tried to install way before. I am trying to remove it with sudo apt-get purge wps-office However I ...
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Why does the ubuntu-server package depend on update-notifier-common?

I'd like to uninstall update-notifier-common and implement my own update checking solution, but every time I try, I'm warned that doing so will also uninstall the ubuntu-server package: apt purge ...
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How can I remove manually installed program zotero “not found” by APT?

I recently installed zotero on Ubuntu but would like to remove it. I suppose the problem is that I installed it manually. Though it doesn't appear in my list of installed programs in Ubuntu software, ...
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How to remove PlayOnLinux? (Ubuntu Software uninstall doesn't work)

I go to Ubuntu Software, search for playonlinux and then click remove: It does this... An then still shows me it is installed. Also after restart and waiting for 10 hours. What can I do? Does ...
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Can't remove a wine program after uninstalling wine

I have tried to download Photoshop in Wine and it worked. The problem is, that after I uninstalled wine Photoshop still appeared in my programs as in this screenshot: Then, when I try to open it the ...
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How do I uninstall the running kernel by command only?

I want to install the running kernel by command line. Say for example, I have installed a custom kernel, linux-image-4.0-1-xyz and I have booted with this kernel (when I do uname -r, I get above ...
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How to find exact program name of installed program using terminal? [duplicate]

I have installed google earth. I believe I did it through their website. I'm sure its named something along the lines of google-earth. Every time I do apt update i get an annoying message: N: ...
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Can't install programns or upgrade

I have a ubuntu server 16.04, and now i can't install anything program or update. Problem: root@srvWEBSIG:/var/www/html/airc# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Unable to uninstall package with error “Unable to locate package”

I installed several Kali tools using the Katoolin script. After a while I tried to uninstall these tools, I was able to remove most of them but several apps won't uninstall using sudo apt-get remove &...
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Uninstalling software

I installed SAOImage DS9 months ago, it is a software for image analysis. Now I want to uninstall it but it can't be found, I run sudo apt-get remove DS9 sudo apt-get remove SAOImageDS9 or I try ...
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I have two different versions of VLC, how to remove?

After I upgraded to 18.04 I removed unused apps, old packages and other cruft through the Software store and through the terminal. I found that VLC did not match yaru/communitheme I'm using so I tried ...
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How to uninstall hplip (downloaded and installed from the HPLIP website) [duplicate]

I have downloaded the recommended and latest version of HPLIP (from https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing) And also installed it as follows: make the script executable then ./...
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Will having two versions of the same program cause any security or stability issues or is it perfectly fine?

[Ubuntu Unity 16.04.5 / Cairo Dock] e.g. two clickable and runnable Opera buttons side-by-side in my Start Menu? I tried uninstalling the Opera version I don't use (Opera v12), the terminal says I ...
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Using Terminal, How do I Uninstall Programs Included with the Ubuntu Installation? Apt-get isn't working!

How do I use the Terminal to uninstall software (from the original 16.04 installation) found in Ubuntu Software? Specifically Cheese All games Desktop Sharing File Sharing Rhythm Box Shotwell I ...
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Can I uninstall Ubuntu Software-Centre from 18.04?

I have just updated from 16.04LTS to 18.04LTS & now have 2 software options: The clunky old Ubuntu Software-Centre & Ubuntu Software. Is it recommended and/or safe (wise?) to purge the ...
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How to remove duplicate (different version) application?

I'm on 16.04 , and recently installed VLC 3.x . The problem is that this install did not remove an older 2.x version. They both show up in the "Search your computer" tool, but they do not both appear ...
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Configuring Ralph after installation

I need to get Ralph software running in Ubuntu. I successfully installed it, but I need help with the configuration part.
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Clicking on the system monitor button does not work anymore from one day to the next (Ubuntu 18.04)

My taskbar on the left side displays the system monitor symbol. By just clicking on it, I was able to open it. But suddenly, it stopped working. I clicked on it and Ubuntu seemed to load and open the ...
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I installed EdrawMax and can't uninstall it from the terminal

I recently installed this drawing program from its homepage (https://www.edrawsoft.com/download-edrawmax-linux.php here is the link). Now I no longer want it on my computer, but the application does ...
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unable to configure nor able to uninstall virtual box

I have installed virtual box from app manager and installed it on ubuntu 18. But i was uble to run any program on virtual box since it was giving a error. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) To ...
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How do I remove diskdigger completely from my computer?

I don't want to have any trace of diskdigger on my computer. How do I get rid of it?
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Alfa AWUS036ACH Adapter suddenly not working after successful driver install

Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The Alfa AWUS036ACH didn't work out of the box with Ubuntu, so I Googled around and found a shell script that got it to work. It worked fine for about two weeks and then ...
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How to install Rethinkdb in Ubuntu?

I have installed Rethinkdb for a project I am doing with Node.js following the steps of the Rethinkdb website. But after executing rethinkdb in terminal inside the folder /rethinkdb-2.3.6, it returns:...
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How do I get rid of Amazon Assistant?

I just want to uninstall Amazon Assistant and everything I look up seems to be related to Windows.
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Problems after remove network-manager

I've decided to test wicd in my notebook, so I uninstall network-manger. Now, Ubuntu doesn't open the configuration window anymore, even after I re-installed network-manager.
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mupen64plus not working; failed to find core library

Using Ubuntu 16.04LTS on an HP Beats 15 Notebook with 8 Gigs of RAM and an A10 AMD processor. I've never had this problem before while using mupen64plus on other computers with less RAM and less ...
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Uninstall Sublime Text 3 downloaded and installed as a .deb from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [closed]

I downloaded the 64-bit .deb installer of Sublime Text 3 for Ubuntu and then I installed it using the setup from the software installer. It was the paid version, so it is asking for the license key ...
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gnome software center shows not installed apps as installed

I've tried to install The Powder Toy through the gnome-software center. It shows as if it was installed. Proof: yes, that red button that says "Eliminar" confirms my issue. I don't know if it's a ...
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How do I uninstall IPFS completely from Ubuntu 18.04?

To give a good picture of my problem I am going to illustrate that using the sequence of installations I have done : I downloaded ipfs from the link available on their official website . This is ipfs-...
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How do I uninstall Studio 3T on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed Studio 3T on Ubuntu 18.04 using the shell script provided by the vendor. Now, I want to uninstall it and have no idea how to. It does not show up as installed applications in Ubuntu's own ...
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Messed up pip install

I was just trying to install pip some months ago, I recall. However, I've had no use of it till date. I recall visiting this site and going on with the command curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip....
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An upgrade messed up my screenresolution, how do I uninstall it?

Yesterday I did an Ubuntu base upgrade and today my screen resolution is messed up. So it has to be the upgrade from yesterday that caused it. I entered tail -n25 /var/log/apt/history.log and the ...
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Uninstalling a eclipse manually (no package manager)

Good day all, I've installed eclipse(4.7) by downloading, extracting and installing the .tar.xx files from the website, not using the package manager. I would like to remove it but have no idea how. ...
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How to remove snap store from Ubuntu?

How do I remove snap? apt pretends it's not there but I can still call commands with it. Trying to rm it says "read only file system" root@tunnel:/# apt remove snap Reading package lists... Done ...
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I uninstalled wine thinking the Windows apps would go with it but they didn't and now they are stuck on my PC! [duplicate]

I uninstalled wine thinking the Windows apps I'd installed would uninstall with it but they didn't and now they're stuck on the PC. I tried installing wine again but now they don't show in the add/...
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I can't install or remove any apps

I get a notification for updating libreoffice, but I have deleted libreoffice and install openoffice many times ago,so when i want to install or remove any apps I get this error: You might want to ...
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How to remove nodejs version 4.2.6?

I run npm install gulp in Ubuntu. Show this error: My Server is Ubuntu 16.04. Framework is Laravel 5.6. ERROR: npm is known not to run on Node.js v4.2.6 Node.js 4 is supported but the specific ...
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mysql doesn't uninstall [closed]

I want to reinstall mysql in Ubuntu 16.04. mysql-server is already the newest version (5.7.21-0ubuntu0.16.04.1). You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages ...
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Apt problems no installations or uninstallations possible

This is my first post. Please let me know if I do something wrong. My problem is that I can't install or uninstall anything. Here are the errors: Entfernen von linux-image-extra-4.10.0-42-generic (4....
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How do I restore my system OS back to its original condition after attempting to install Kali linux tools onto Ubuntu 16.04?

I was attempting to install some Kali linux tools onto my computer running Ubuntu 16.04 using katoolin, and the majority of it worked out and installed properly, but when I tried to upgrade it an ...
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deleted sources.list.d from apt directory

I ran the following command in order to reinstall my broken apt-get system:- sudo rm -vf /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*.list && sudo rm -vf /etc/apt/sources.list I was following the steps ...
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How to uninstall termite installed from source?

I installed termite terminal emulator by following this Ask Ubuntu answer and I got the installation package from here on Github. Now I'm trying to uninstall it. I tried this answer, but it doesn't ...
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How can Scala IDE be uninstalled totally

I have installed an eclipse IDE with scala nature. And it is called the Scala-IDE from scala-ide.org. How can I uninstall Scala IDE on ubuntu? I know that If it is a package we can by sudo apt-get ...