Questions tagged [uninstall]

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

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Uninstall ubuntu issue

I have been trying to remove ubuntu. But I can't. I installed Ubuntu on hdd(drive) and has windows in c. I tried to delete the ubuntu volume using disk management on windows but the delete volume ...
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Uninstall filemanager-actions

I have done sudo apt-get remove filemanager-actions and sudo apt-get remove nautilus-actions But I still have that Filemanager-Actions actions menu in my Nautilus menu. How to remove that menu item? ...
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apt install remove other softwares (not dependencies)

A beginner here. I tried to install wine by using sudo apt install wine. This thing has happened to me twice. I tried to install wine but it removed other software like discord, google chrome and zoom....
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How to uninstall Jenkins war packages completely from list

Long back I have installed Jenkins and later uninstalled also, now I am tring to reinstalling it but could not login localhost:8080 and also even though I have uninstalled Jenkins still I could see ...
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Wifi icons missing in ubuntu studios

I accidentally typed a command 'sudo apt-get remove atl' And most of the icons went missing before I quit the terminal window. I am not able to see the wifi options in screen. Any help would be ...
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Problem removing a package “dpkg: error processing package chromium-browser (--remove):”

$ sudo apt remove chromium-browser Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: chromium-browser 0 ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu if I already have a running one?

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop several years ago. Recently I started to get "UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY ERROR" while booting the system and, therefore, I needed to run fsck check. ...
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How to remove “Kindle” Icon from All Application

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, Gnome Desktop. I installed Kindle for PC using the command winetricks kindle It installed Kindle, and I was able to run the app correctly. I then wanted to uninstall ...
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Safe to remove Mousepad dependencies in 20.04? [closed]

Background information. Currently Running POP_OS 20.04 Installed mousepad text editor when OS version was at 18.10 and used it as default text editor throughout upgrades to successive OS releases. I ...
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How do I get rid of this old numpy version that remains even after I uninstalled numpy in all possible ways?

I am using conda to manage my python packages. Running conda install numpy installs numpy 1.20. However, in my ~/anaconda3/lib/python3.8/site-packages/ directory, there is an old version of numpy (1....
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How remove startup disk?

How in Ubuntu remove startup disk?
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How to install the latest version of Blender in Ubuntu, instead of the old version in the official repositories?

I'm new to blender, was trying to render my project, and ran into a bug that appears to be a problem with the blender installed by sudo apt install blender. Fortunately, the blender website has a more ...
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How do you reinstall Ubuntu after deleting python3.6? [duplicate]

I recently made the stupid mistake of uninstalling python3.6 because I upgraded to python 3.9, not knowing how important python is for Ubuntu. I got signed out automatically and when I tried to sign ...
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Not able to remove chromium from ubuntu 18.04 - error: snap “chromium” has “remove-snap” change in progress

I tried to uninstall chromium from "Ubuntu software" application . I was not able to do it and thus i followed steps given on here . However after that i am neither able to uninstall it or ...
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Delete Ubuntu and install Windows [duplicate]

I had some issues with GPU drivers couple of month ago. They killed my Ubunu's GUI. Now I have only access to console. I can login, and seems to me, I can ping sites. I'm quite a noobie in fixing such ...
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Complete change of DE

i'm serching for help for a question... Sorry if the post can look like some other like... 20 posts, but i've found a fitting answer yet.. I'm trying to compleately remove the gnome ubuntu desktop and ...
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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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Delete Ubuntu Dual boot - Unable to Delete Linux Partitions

I had Ubuntu 18.04 running perfectly fine on my laptop with Windows 10. Recently I ran into an issue and decided to uninstall Ubuntu and install it again later. To do so, I changed the boot preference ...
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The mouse disappears as I move it and appears when there is no movement - ONLY ON UBUNTU

I have already installed vm-Tools I even reinstalled ubuntu im using Windows 10 laptop and ubuntu is install on VMware And I think I tried everything possible, and nothing works. Anyone know what to ...
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Remove .Net from Ubuntu 20.04 completely

I was trying debugging options in Visual Studio Code for C#. But there's a message at the bottom right every time I open VB Code, which says, The .NET Core SDK cannot be located. .NET Core debugging ...
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Remove new kernel 5.8.* from Xubuntu 20.04

Kernel 5.8.0-41 was loaded during an update. It later updated to 5.8.0-44. When I boot my Dell XP15 9550 with upgraded Intel 9260 wifi/bluetooth module installed, neither wifi nor usb adaptor to RJ45 ...
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Possible Spectre V2 on my computer

So when i was fiddeling with my computer i ran the command dmesg | grep Spectre and i get the result [ 0.141500] Spectre V2 : Mitigation: Full generic retpoline [ 0.141501] Spectre V2 : Spectre ...
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problem Ubuntus boot menu ( i cant joın to my pc ..?

i cant make anything with this, cant join to my pc , cant run by flash disk , how can i fix it to reomve ubuntu or join to my computer ?!
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How to uninstall pygame from ubuntu?

Today I tried to update so I entered sudo apt update through the terminal. However it returned with The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/thopiekar/pygame/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a ...
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Authentication error while removing windows using os uninstaller

So I chose to remove windows using OS uninstaller and my laptop screen is locked, and when I try to login as usual, it does not let me type my password. It says 'authentication error' straight away. I ...
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Timeshift unanswered questions

I'm new to Linux and found out the hard way about the virtues of keeping a backup I can restore my system from. So I am trying Timeshift and have some questions about what's going on under the hood. ...
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How do I remove a curled package?

I ran the following command: curl -o- https://deb.packages.mattermost.com/repo-setup.sh and it doesn't work. How can I remove this curled package and try the installation again?
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Tried uninstalling Cuda 10.1, now I can’t access WiFi

I was looking for advice on how to uninstall Cuda 10.1 and associated drivers. I found some advice (I can’t find the page anymore) that suggested to do: dpkg -l | grep nvidia sudo apt purge cuda and ...
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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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How can I delete a program totally?

I'm using Ubuntu LTS 20.04 and I have installed the program Krita 4.3.0 but yesterday somehow when I go into the full screen mode it freezes and the only thing I can do is end the session and it has a ...
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How to check the files of an installed application?

I installed FileZilla, gnome-sushi, Cisco anyconnect etc, but my Downloads folder is full of Folders of those applications, I want to start a cleanup process by removing folders in the Downloads ...
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My Ubuntu 18.04 is not booting

I just purchased a Canon printer and connected it to my computer. Ubuntu said that some files need to be installed. I tried to install the files. But after installing the files the computer keyboard ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 14.04 and install Ubuntu 20.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 looping log(more than 2 years) :) and now I want to replace it by Ubuntu 20.04.2.0. I have 4 partition 1 for windows (very important for me) 2 Ubuntu 14 3 and 4 are ...
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How to uninstall Dissenter Browser in Kubuntu

I use Kubuntu. I want to unistall Dissenter but when I use sudo apt-get purge Disstener or sudo apt-get remove Disstener it does not work. If you know other way to uninstall it please tell me.
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How to uninstall package on Ubuntu [closed]

I accidentally installed this app in Ubuntu. Now I want to uninstall it, but I forgot its name. How can I do it?
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How to uninstall Libreoffice Base only from ubuntu?

I have LiberOffice on my Ubuntu (Writer-calc-impress-draw) I was trying to update LibreOffice by using this command: sudo apt-get upgrade libreoffice so I find that I have new installed app which is (...
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How to uninstall a program in Linux without sudo and root access

I have installed a programme(Dragonfly ORS) using chmod u+x DragonflyInstaller ./DragonflyInstaller in my user home directory aks@HPGM512GB:~/ORS/Dragonfly$. How can I uninstall any program using the ...
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Unintall custom Python

Ubuntu community. I know I didn't do the best job, unfortunately is already done and is like that because of lack of knowledge. I want to uninstall a custom Python that I installed some days ago to ...
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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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Uninstalling Qt5

I wanted to uninstall qt and i run the necessary command like : $ sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove qt5-default and i got this answer : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to get the package name of .deb file? [duplicate]

I use Linux Mint which uses the same repository as Ubuntu. Recently I've installed a software from a .deb file. But, I want to uninstall it now. I know that typing the following command in terminal ...
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Unistall MongoDB and getting “W: Target Packages in command line”

When I did sudo apt-get update on the command line I found errors with "W: Target Packages" sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 http://us....
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Unable to install Wine - list of sources could not be read

I tried to get Wine (because I saw that I can't use .exe files in Ubuntu) but I didn't know about sudo add-others... I randomly walked to some kind of Mono. I entered it and it didn't continue for ...
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Asking for help to uninstall Komorebi

I am new here and not englis native, so excuse me for my language . My problem is this : I have install a software from source, wihout know how dangerous is it, know i cannot uninstall it . I have do ...
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Specific way to uninstall Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

When I read tutorials about uninstalling Ubuntu on dualboot, it always says that I need to fix the bootloader. But, if my Windows Update would overwrite the grub bootloader and it just boots to ...
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How to completely uninstall Android_x86, if it was installed from Ubuntu?

I have been searching how to do it, but all results are instructions for Windows 10 users. Because of that, I need help to uninstall this OS from my machine. I have installed it using the alien ...
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How do I uninstal Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from dual-boot? [duplicate]

Also: I don't use wubi, I do have a 8gb USB if you need it, and I can't really backup anything.
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How i can install playonlinux

when install POL the message download failed: E:htpp://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 libproxy1-plugin-gsettings amd64 0.4.15ubuntu1.2 isnot (yet) available (403 forbidden [ ip:91....
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How do I remove python3.7 from ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (python3.8 is bundled with distro itself)?

TL;DR Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS ships with python3.8 as the default and almost half of its core components depend on it. I installed python3.7 and built it from source which installed it as python3. Now ...
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Problems with notifications from already uninstalled gnome-shell extensions

I'm having a minor issue, but still a little annoying. I recently uninstalled two extensions ("ubuntu-dock@ubuntu.com" and "ubuntu-appindicators@ubuntu.com"), but I keep getting ...

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