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Here the result of this command :

sudo dpkg -l | grep mariadb

It returns me this :

ic  mariadb-server-10.3                        1:10.3.23+maria~bionic                           amd64        MariaDB database server binaries

and I need to delete all mariadb files. What is the next command line that I should run?

Thank for your help.

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$ for package in $( sudo dpkg -l | grep mariadb | awk ' $1 == "ic" { print $2 }' ); do apt remove "$package"; done
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  • I have an issue while trying to remove this mariadb-server-10.3 output : mariadb-server-10.3 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) – burslf Jul 24 at 21:10
  • What are you hoping $! will evaluate to in that awk script? It'll produce a syntax error. – Ed Morton Jul 26 at 18:40
  • It was a typographical error, it was supposed to be $1. It and the $1 which should have been $2 have been corrected. – DopeGhoti Jul 27 at 14:38

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