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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 am trying to learn to use linux. While searching the software store and installing several programing tools and then uninstalling them I have some leftover ...
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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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Why can't I see the key ID when using apt-key list?

From the question How can I remove gpg key that I added using apt-key add -? and this answer I learnt about sudo apt-key list. The answer notes I can use sudo apt-key del <keyid> where the can ...
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Uninstalled package still seen on Software Center

I am trying to get rid of an app called i-nex which is not running properly. I couldn't remove it through Software Center so I tried to remove it with apt-get remove command but it is still staying in ...
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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

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. I did not recall once ...
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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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Uninstall newest Ubuntu and grub loader previously installed along side windows 10

I have a DELL Optiplex with SSD where I’ve installed windows 10 alongside Ubuntu latest release. I use grub boot loader and want to move Ubuntu to a separate hard drive so I can use a third OS - ...
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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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Uninstalling Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I recently installed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop using the steps mentioned in this article: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-latest-adobe-acrobat-reader-dc-on-ubuntu-18-04-...
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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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How to uninstall app downloaded from site with .deb extension?

I'm new to Linux. I downloaded VS Code from the site having a .deb extension and I'm unable to uninstall it. It is not visible in Ubuntu software. It does show in the app drawer and also opens from ...
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Unable to install apache2

I am trying to reinstall (through apt) apache2 service on Ubuntu server, after it was removed it, but without any success. To be more specific the installation process finishes without any errors but ...
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I installed program from tar.gz as root in /opt. Now it treats /root/ as “home” directory. Did i make a mistake?

I hate to have those loose software pieces in ~/somesoftware/version etc.. so i wanted to install it to /opt directory running some installer. Eclipse java ide is the particular program in question. I ...
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How to uninstall DWService? [duplicate]

Home due to COVID. I looked at DWService and installed it. Found that it slowed down anything I was typing or sending. How do I uninstall DWService on my desktop?
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How to uninstall Google Chrome browser?

I know that there are similar questions in Ask Ubuntu regarding uninstalling Google Chrome, like these: How to uninstall Google Chrome? How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? But ...
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Uninstall extra Zoom Meeting application?

Recently I seem to have "acquired" a second copy of Zoom. I cannot find it under the Software application and I cannot remove it via snap or apt. I have no idea where it came from, but it's ...
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Thunderbird remove and purge not working

I'm having an issue where Thunderbird completely freezes on startup and suspect it comes from some of the account configurations. I've been trying to completely reinstall it to try with a fresh config ...
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Can't remove Flatpak software application

I installed Flatpak from this guide: https://flatpak.org/setup/Ubuntu/ and I want to remove it now but this icon doesn't go and I can't remove it. Also, I can open that application. It's same with ...
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Cannot find & therefore remove an application

I recently noticed I have 2 zoom versions on my PC running Ubuntu 16.04. I would like to remove one version I suspect is not the original one. Using apt-get remove just removed the good version I used....
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Cannot uninstall MS Teams on ubuntu [duplicate]

I recently installed MS Teams on ubuntu 18.04 because I needed it for a project. Now I don't need it anymore, so I deleted it's .deb file, hoping that doing this would uninstall the app. But even now, ...
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How to rollback unattended upgrade command

My system hardware is facing abnormal heat after an upgrade. I want to rollback to check if it is the reason for the heat. I brought the history using: gedit /var/log/apt/history.log I see a lot of ...
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How to revert my Ubuntu system to previous state before an update

Yesterday I installed updates using apt-get update apt-get upgrade Something seems to have gone wrong as my system is heating too much since then. The hardware is fine but it is a software issue. I ...
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Uninstalling an app called Menu Editor and other related apps to menu editor

I recently started using it (about a month ago). I downloaded this app called Menu Editor. I added some kind of launchers from it and I'm not sure how to delete those launchers and the Menu Editor app....
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How to delete a .desktop entry for an app if it remains after uninstallation?

I installed vim editor, but after a day using it I didn't like it, so I used the terminal command sudo apt remove vim and the software was uninstalled. But the icon for vim is still there in the ...
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Uninstalling a weird and new app

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I wanted to install Unity-tweak-tool, but a few seconds after it began installing I canceled the installation and then an app was added to my launcher and it's mostly like &...
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How to uninstall DeskTime from ubuntu 20.04?

I download "desktime-linux_5.1.30_x64.deb" file form DeskTime official website and install. Now, I am trying to uninstall desktime from my ubuntu but I didn't find it on Ubuntu software.
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2 version of Cmake, needs to remove one

I'm having an issue with Cmake. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and have installed the newest version of Cmake (3.18.0). Since I'm kind of new to Linux in general, I thought installing new version will ...
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How can I remove the Additional Drivers application present within the Applications Menu

My machine requires no additional drivers, however I cannot remove this application [additional drivers] neither did I install it. I tried the following: Removing it via the Ubuntu Software center, ...
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Unable to uninstall shorewall from Ubuntu

I noticed on some of my servers that the shorewall service is installed but it's not running. I want to uninstall it. I executed the command sudo systemctl status shorewall to check the status of ...
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how can I delete node js nightly?

I've tried various ways to clear this version of NodeJs. But in the end, this version is not deleted! I tried several methods like this: How to remove nodejs from Ubuntu 16.04?
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I have to unninstall GRUB [duplicate]

So I had removed ubuntu from my laptop by formatting the the disk which it was on, but the GRUB isn't gone yet and I can't find the EFI option with cmd as I have formatted disk, help me to remove the ...
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How to easily remove old kernels in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I have old Linux kernel versions that I don't use so I was trying to remove them. List of installed kernels from dpkg --list | grep linux-image linux-image-5.4.0-26-generic (5.4.0-26.30) linux-...
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How do I uninstall/reinstall Ubuntu on HDD from separate OS (Windows 10 operating on SSD)?

Let me preface by saying I am completely new to Ubuntu and not very well-versed in computer language in general, so if I misuse terms or say things that don’t make sense, I apologize in advance. I ...
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How to remove logiops/logid (Logitech Options for Linux)

After installing logid/logiops I have decided I no longer want it since my mouse functions perfectly fine and thought it would bring other extra benefits I followed the installation steps provided in ...
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Ubuntu App store doesn't show any installed application

I am unable to uninstall apps from my device as the Ubuntu Software center goes blank whenever I click the Installed application tab.
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Installed OpenFOAM as root on accident, how can I delete everything from OpenFOAM and reset all of Ubuntu

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu, a few months ago I installed ubunutu WSL for Windows 10 and OpenFOAM 7, to learn for University. I've left it for a while but want to take a look at it again. I believe ...
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E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read [duplicate]

i'm trying to install putty and i got the following error E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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firefox-locale-en

There is a package called firefox-locale-en on my system (Ubuntu 20.04 lts), even though I have uninstalled Firefox on the very first day. Is it safe to purge it with sudo apt purge firefox-locale-en? ...

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