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Questions tagged [uninstall]

Questions about uninstalling software in Ubuntu, or uninstalling Ubuntu from a computer.

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Why does apt-get autoremove uninstall less packages than aptitude remove does?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have a condition where I install using command apt-get install package_name which installs the package along with all of its dependencies. When I try to uninstall the same ...
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Manually uninstall an application by removing files (tried dpkg -r/P with no success)

I installed tmetric by dpkg -i tmetric_desktop_18.2.4_amd64.deb. Nice and everything, although it doesn't really work well with Bionic. I therefore tried to remove it. Here's where it gets weird. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Okular's icon persists in the Show Applications menu after removing it

I uninstalled Okular in Ubuntu 18.04 but its icon still persists in Show Applications (not the usual icon however, but a generic one, see screenshot below). I have checked ~/.local/share/applications ...
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Uninstalling AnyDesk in Ubuntu 18.04

I am a Linux beginner and have a simple question. How can I uninstall 'AnyDesk' app in Ubuntu 18.04? The problem is we share the system in our lab and I know that other students are using that app so ...
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How can I uninstall Battle.net from Lutris?

I downloaded Battle.net from Lutris, and it doesn't work because it can't be found. I can't seem to find Battle.net on the list from dpkg --list but I can't find it. Is there any other way to ...
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How Do I Uninstall Steam.exe That Lutris Installs?

I have a problem, I can't seem to get rid of the Steam.exe that Lutris install's for you, and it bugs me that I can't get rid of it, even after trying sudo apt-get --purge remove. It's still there, ...
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How To Uninstall Steam.exe? [duplicate]

I have the Windows version of Steam installed on my laptop...since it's a laptop I'll be wanting some of that space back, but I don't know how to uninstall a .exe file. I have the latest WINE-Staging ...
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Navicat Monitor Uninstall from Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I access localhost:3000 there Navicat is always there. Anyone please help me to get rid of it. TIA
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Ubuntu 18.10 Nvidia GT 610 visual artifacts

I formatted a working Ubuntu 17.x machine and installed Ubuntu 18.10. Installed all upgrades and added ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. Installed the latest tested Nvidia graphics driver under Software & ...
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1 usb stick with kubuntu live on and no win disk or cd dvd blanks [duplicate]

Hey guys first post new to Linux, so I’ve been trying different distros on my laptop and I’ve done the very thing anyone new to Linux would do, not being carful and overlooking basic things, so first ...
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Uninstalling “Maven” and “npm” installed from source

I needed to remove "Maven" Installed with binary files and npm. I followed this link: How to install maven on ubuntu and also npm installed with: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_8.x | ...
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how to uninstall a CPU miner?

I am newby and installed a CPU miner in my computer and now i want to uninstall it with all packages. And of course i don't want to harm any other system. watch this on youtube <virtualcoin.videos@...
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uninstalled app still showing in all apps

I installed Riseup VPN from software and it didn't work, after I uninstalled it the name for the app still shows but the icon is gone. I have tried tried autoremove and purge from terminal but it's ...
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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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Mongdb uninstall (and install) failures: Already uninstalled or something broken?

I tried to install MongoDB, but something went wrong with the installation and I want to install it again. Unfortunately, I get errors when attempting to remove/pruge, and I suspect those errors might ...
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Troubles with python unistall in Ubuntu 16.04

i'm working on Ubuntu 16.04 and after having some troubles with pip and python, i've decided to try to unistall both python and python3, with the command: sudo apt-get purge python and sudo apt-...
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I deleted Ubuntu partition but I failed to delete grub. Don't know how to proceed forward

Right now I am trying to install a new nvme SSD. I tried to clone my hard drive to the new SSD, the Ubuntu partition was being difficult in macrium (wasn't allowing me to move the partition to the ssd)...
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Undoing changes made by running iPhone connection script.

Okay, let's assume that I am a novice and an idiot and work from there. In attempting to connect my iPhone to a new Ubuntu installation, I followed the directions described by "fakedad" in his post: ...
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How can I remove wapiti?

I downloaded a tool called wapiti and I tried to install it manually and I did but then I removed it using sudo apt-get remove wapiti and also purge but every time I type wapiti it shows this: ...
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How do I install windows after installing lubuntu? [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu but now I would like to switch back to windows when I inset the iso file it fails to boot into the installer. How can I fix this?
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How to completely remove Elementary OS 5.0 Juno from Ubuntu 18.04?

I have found similar topics, but none of the answers helped me. I have installed Elementary, but the amount of bugs on it was atrocious, so I wanted to move back to just regular Ubuntu (Yeah, I know ...
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Removing Electrum completely

I installed the Electrum wallet on Ubuntu 16.04 through sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pyqt5 python3-pip sudo python3 -m pip install https://download.electrum.org/3.2.3/Electrum-3.2....
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terminal message on opening “conda: command not found”

I have successfully uninstalled anaconda from ubantu 18.04 but now when I open terminal it shows the message conda: command not found bash: /home/muddy/anaconda3/etc/profile.d/conda.sh:...
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How to completely remove elementary OS (Ubuntu 18.04)?

So, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome3 and then lured by the prettiness of elementary OS 5.0, I installed that as per the instructions. Now, I have purged all the PPAs as suggested by this or other ...
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Delete Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 18.04 on same disk

I want to use Ubuntu only and delete my Windows Partition and its bootloader. Currently I can only start Ubuntu hitting F12 at startup, I Hope this will not be the case anymore. How can I do that ...
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How to remove Ubuntu for Windows 10 to reinstall my Ubuntu Oracle VM in VirtualBox

Ubuntu was installed via the Windows Store app and subsequent Python and Git were also installed. I want to remove Ubuntu and all of the associated files as well as Python and Git and the project ...
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Can I uninstall Compiz on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 installation that I have been upgrading from LTS to LTS since 12.04 (and it works!) I use mostly Xfce and KDE, but sometimes I log into the default Ubuntu desktop (previously ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 get stuck after Python 3 removal

My Ubuntu 16.04 LTS seems stuck and has lost its graphical interface after the removal of python3. I thought only python2 was crucial for the System. However: how to fix this mess? System does not ...
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Remove braille and assistive technology packages

I don't need braille packages on my system. So I did: sudo apt purge brltty brltty-x11 libbrlapi0.6 python3-brlapi xbrlapi However I just discovered there is also liblouis-data. There are probably ...
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Vim is still present and executable even after running apt remove and purge on its package

I ran the following commands to remove vim. sudo apt-get remove vim sudo apt-get purge vim The package manager shows it doesn't exist. But when I type in vim and hit enter, it opens vim. When I ...
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recover ubuntu packages

I accidently run the autoremove command and now my chrome, terminal, my software updater and many more apps are GONE. What should I do now and how do I install them? Please help me.
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I want to completely uninstall IntelliJ IDEA community Edition [closed]

Installed in Downloads\ideaIC-2018.2.3 folder Please write me exact commands (which I can copy paste) to remove it from the menu too. Help would be appreciated.
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how to completely remove all libraries installed using sudo apt-get install <1st_library_name> <2nd_library_name>, etc?

I installed Anaconda on Ubuntu 16.04 and created a new environment. Then I started following this link to install Opencv in new env. I installed each and every library/package using sudo apt-get ...
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Uninstalling Flirc software from Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I bought and inserted a new Flirc in my Ubuntu machine. I followed the instructions listed here to install the necessary software for this device - https://flirc.tv/ubuntu-software-installation-guide ...
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Remove package installed with make

I was testing out ways to get better gestures on my laptop, someone on reddit suggested this, I installed it following this guide. It worked, but I don't really like it, so I want to now remove it. ...
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Uninstall default-jdk

I'm on a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 install. I did a sudo apt-get install default-jdk. Result: java --version openjdk 10.0.2 2018-07-17 OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 10.0.2+13-Ubuntu-1ubuntu0.18.04.1) ...
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How should I install the latest CMake in Ubuntu 14.04

I am installing Geant4.10.04 in Ubuntu 14.04 and it needs CMake version 3 but while installing it is taking the old CMake version which leads to failure in installation. Please guide me how to ...
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How to remove Gnome 3 from ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm new to Gnome, and I don't really like it. So that's exactly why I installed Unity 7. So far so good, Unity works like a charm, much better than Gnome, at least this is my opinion. However, now I ...
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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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ran the line sudo apt-get install google* now everything is wrong

I was trying to download google chrome and I got lazy and typed: sudo apt-get install google* It proceeded to download a lot of google android installers. When I realized what happened I closed ...
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How Can I stop Apache2 on Ubuntu 18.04?

I Can't stop apache2. I want to use nginx, therefore,I want to remove/stop apache2 but I can't. I've tried all the methods on this Link , but when I refresh http://127.0.0.1/ i still see the apche2 ...
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How to completely remove GlassFish and reinstall it

I installed NetBeans 8.2 with GlassFish 4.1.1, but something didn't work, so I install it again with instructions from some website, and it worked perfect till now. Maybe I deleted something when I ...
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How do you uninstall Ubuntu?

I have a PC with three hard drives and a quad-boot set up with Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.10 and Kali Linux - Rolling. Because I don't use the last two of these anymore, I'd like to remove ...
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How to remove skype

can anyone please tell me how to completely remove skype from ubuntu 18.04. There's lots of advice on how to install skype, but none on how to uninstall it. Skype came with the upgrade I think, I don'...
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How can I remove the drivers installed with the NVIDIA installer?

I installed the GPU drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti graphics adapter using the installer file from NVIDIA, but I want to remove them and switch to the drivers being provided by the Ubuntu ...
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Icon does not disappear from “all applications” after uninstalling DeadBeef

I uninstalled DeadBeef after testing it and the icon did not disappear. Some screenshots of the problem: Icon in "all applications": Uninstalled app from store: I have already rebooted, I used the ...
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Why on installing windows software on playonlinux brackets gets uninstalled?

Every time I install playonlinux and then on installing windows software when playonlinux automatically installs wine, Brackets gets uninstalled. The command sudo apt install brackets is unable to ...
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Help Installing AMD GPU driver in Ubuntu 18.04

I was upgrading my AMD GPU driver. The install failed and now I can't seem to remove it either. Has anyone had any luck with this? matiwal@MatiBuntu:~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro-18.30-633530$ ./amdgpu-...
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Remove and reinstall mysql

I unfortunately messed up my mysql installation, when I thought I could just install mariadb next to it. Now I am not even able to remove and re-install it. As I have a lot of other things set up in ...
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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 ...