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How to uninstall or remove recently-installed packages

I installed the development packages for X11 today and now want to remove them. I do not remember the exact name of the package that I installed. I installed by running apt-get install ... and now ...
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Remove MariaDB in non-interactive mode

When I want to remove MariaDB from the system, I run # apt remove --purge mariadb*, but then I get a prompt like this one: Is there a way for me to skip this prompt specifying a value for yes or no? ...
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How to uninstall Mongoose OS from Debian?

I installed Mongoose OS using the following command on Debian 9.5.0: curl -fsSL https://mongoose-os.com/downloads/mos/install.sh | /bin/bash How do I safely uninstall this software?
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How to remove faulty GPU drivers Ubuntu 18.04

I have a new build which I have set up as dual boot with Windows10 alongside ubuntu 18.04. The Ubuntu installation has a root/home and swap partitions. As part of the set up process I was trying to ...
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How to uninstall Linux, from a dual-booting Windows 10 PC?

Suppose I installed some type of Linux on a Windows PC, to achieve a dual-boot system. Then, what steps do I need to un-do the installation of Linux? This question applies to: Standard EFI boot, as ...
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How do I uninstall RHEL7? [closed]

I am trying to replace my operating system. How do I uninstall RHEL7? How do I install a new operating system (non Linux)? Thanks.
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How do I remove these KDE applications?

I installed openSUSE Leap 15 on Hyper-V, choosing Gnome as desktop. When I look at the Applications menu I find these applications. KDE Marble (listed under Education) Plasma Look And Feel Explorer (...
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Synaptic: How to completely remove dependant packages by default?

I want to sort out some preinstalled programs, but when a package depends on the package I want to remove, it only gets marked for removal, not complete removal, so I have to mark all of them for ...
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cgroup files for uninstalled software

I recently had some issues with running pycharm-community where it completely failed to load, so I decided to completely remove the software and try again with a fresh install. Unlike most software I ...
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How does the purge command know where to look to delete package config files?

I am just starting to get how purge and remove are different from each other, but one thing I don't get is: How does purge know where to look for user config files, and how much does it actually ...
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How can I uninstall Microsoft Word Online on Manjaro (Gnome ver.)?

Manjaro with Gnome comes with some preloaded applications. One of them is a suite of Microsoft Word Online applications (Word, Outlook, etc). And I would like to uninstall them, since I'll be using ...
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Ubuntu: Issue in removing package ultimate-download-manager2

I installed program from ubuntu software center, the program is called ultimated media downloader 2. However, after that I tried to remove it but I could not find it using dpkg -l, or apt-get remove/...
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Remove compiled package without the source files

As I can see from other questions, in order to remove a manually compiled package I need to use make uninstall. However, I deleted the source files, so I cannot do this. I learned that in the future I ...
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Why does my CentOS machine think I still have Java 6 instead of 8 intalled?

So I have Java 8 installed on my CentOS 6 machine; rpm -qa yields jre1.8-1.8.0_161-fcs.x86_64 and java -version yields java version "1.8.0_161" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_161-...
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Disk full after broken installation of KDE desktop and now cannot remove/uninstall anything

I wanted to install Plasma 5.12 on my Ubuntu 16.04.03 system. So I ran the following lines in Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt update && sudo apt full-...
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Uninstall Python Compiled App on Debian

So ages ago I knew how to do this but now I have forgot the last command. So for some odd reason alot of python apps I compile to the system and not just python apps don´t have uninstall options in ...
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How to identify and remove orphaned config files of uninstalled Software?

Programs often store config files in the home directory usually in a hidden directory, often but not limited to sub-directories of ~/.config, ~/.local or ~/.gnome After uninstalling the programs, the ...
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Remove All Packages from task-kde-desktop [Debian Stable/9] [duplicate]

So I installed KDE with task-kde-desktop and ended up not liking it. I tried apt purge task-kde-desktop and noticed the small amount of packages being uninstalled compared to installing it. So I tried ...
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How can I uninstall all packages from one Debian source?

I previously added some external sources to /etc/apt/sources.list.d but I now want to remove one of them. I also want to: remove all packages solely from that source revert all packages to versions ...
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Remove extra non-working scanners

I tried to add a USB scanner to my system without any luck and now when I start XSane or Image Scan! for Linux I get a list of non-working scanners. How these can be removed? I've tried: # pacman -...
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Why does Wine insist on removing systemd?

I'm on a fresh install of Mint 18.2, and I'm adding a bunch of multimedia tools. I would like to have LMMS use VST files, as well; but this requires Wine as (curiously) VSTs are all portable ...
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How to uninstall conky

I downloaded conky from github: https://github.com/brndnmtthws/conky then I installed it using this method: $ mkdir build $ cd build $ ccmake /home/user/conky # this will launch a curses-based UI ...
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dpkg-query -l shows removed packages, but dpkg-query -l “pattern” doesn't find them - why?

I've just uninstalled some i386 versions of certain packages. If I execute: dpkg-query --list | grep ":i386" I see them listed. If, however, I execute: dpkg-query ---list "*:i386" I don't see them,...
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How can I know when it's safe to uninstall my i386 packages (on an amd64 system)?

I use GNU/Linux Mint 18.1 on an amd64/x86_64 processor. I have a bunch of i386 packages installed - 250 of them to be exact. Up until today I knew I need some/most of them, since I had 32-bit Skype ...
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How to uninstall wine? [closed]

I have a question. How to completely remove wine?I tried sudo apt-get purge wine sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get install -f rm -r ~/.wine rm -r ~/.local/share/...
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Remove vim manually after checkinstall [duplicate]

I downloaded this Vim release and extract the tarball on Ubuntu 16.04. Then I switched to the vim directory and run sudo checkinstall, the procedure ends up with: Makefile:2412: recipe for target '...
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How to uninstall apps that added using ./install command?

I added VMware using user# ./VMwarexxxxx.bundle Now I don't know how to uninstall it? I also used the following commands: user# chmod +x VMware-Workstation
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Yum: failing to downgrade / undo changes

So I did yum update last night because I decided that I should update whatever packages I could. Big mistake. Now I can't undo the changes, and it's not telling me why. I am trying to undo 65 (as ...
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How do I uninstall/purge php 7.x completely? (Kali/Debian)

On my distribution of Kali (2016.2) there was a php package v7.0.11 preinstalled. I'd like to use version 5.6 instead. Could anyone guide me through on how to remove it? I've already tried, looking ...
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how to easisly uninstall the packages listed in the history?

Suppose I have the history looks like this: Start-Date: 2016-09-20 15:49:21 Commandline: apt-get install kchmviewer Install: libkde3support4:amd64 (4.14.2-5+deb8u1, automatic), libresid-builder0c2a:...
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how to remove all installed dependent packages while removing a package in centos 7?

I am using CentOS 7. I installed okular, which is a PDF viewer, with the command: sudo yum install okular As you can see in the picture below, it installed 37 dependent packages to install okular. ...
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Removing unused applications/programs

I've done a bit of searching, and have come to no perfect answer, so I'm wondering, is there a good way to uninstall (and purge dependencies of) unused applications/programs in my Ubuntu Server ...
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How to uninstall Archlinux?

I have had Archlinux for quite a while dual-booted alongside my Windows 7 (bootmenu is GRUB), I would like to replace Arch with Ubuntu for now due to starting to develop games on Linux, but I have no ...
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Need to uninstall Nouveau on Fedora 23 but can't find a good guide

I'm having the same issue as this guy except I have an older laptop running an Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M and RPMFusion is useless for such an old device. I have the driver I need. I know how to install ...
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how to uninstall oracle 11g xe from centos 7?

I installed oracle 11g xe to test a software and have not been using it for a while. How to cleanly uninstall?
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How to remove files from /usr/bin

A few months I accidentally compiled an application that installed several binaries in the /usr/bin folder and then I ran the same installation to place the same binaries in a shared location. Now, ...
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How does one remove a tar-installed Node.js from CentOS 7?

A CentOS 7 server has v0.12.7 of Node.js installed, and the installation was done using a tar. This is leading to conflicts when I try to install a more modern version of Node.js using yum. What ...
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Where did Unity3D just install?

I downloaded the Linux beta .deb package of Unity3D from the official place with the official links. (I'm too lazy to recover the link and include it; it doesn't really matter anyways.) I ran sudo ...
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Uninstalling or updating programs installed in /usr/local

When installing programs (e.g. openmpi, comsol, lammps) to /usr/local, usually a lot of separate files are created in /usr/local/bin, /usr/local/lib, /usr/local/src etc. Now when I want to uninstall (...
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How can I uninstall MySQL if I have compiled it from source?

I'm trying to uninstall MySQL but when I get inside the directory and type make uninstall It get: make: *** No rule to make target `uninstall'. Stop. I've read that I have to delete all the ...
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Remove/Uninstall desktop environment from second user account on OpenBSD

During the installation process of OpenBSD 5.7, I created a user account, user1, belonging to wheel group. Subsequently I installed a desktop environment after logging into my user account. This ...
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How to uninstall OpenLDAP in RedHat?

I have installed OpenLDAP with yum, but I have accidentally deleted some of the config files. I am not able to recover them. I want to uninstall it. I tried the following command but it ends with an ...
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Add parameter to admin file for pkgrm

I'm trying to do a pkgadd on Solaris with non-interactive. Somehow pkgadd -d /home/mypackage -n doesn't work. While reading the man page, I found out that i can disable interaction by using admin file....
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How to remove Gnome's default pre-installed extensions?

I'm on Debian Wheezy stable with Gnome 3.4 and have several default extensions, which on the 'Installed Extensions' page at https://extensions.gnome.org/local/ (using Iceweasel's Gnome Shell ...
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MongoDB will not uninstall

So, it would appear that following the official MongoDB installation instructions when installing on Debian - you're heading for a world of pain. Firstly, it didn't install correctly so now - i'm ...
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Centos & PostgreSQL - cannot create database cluster

I have a server with CentOS 6. I installed on it postgreSQL 9.4, but didn't tell my mate and he installed 8.4 which included in CentOS by default. So we removed (service remove postgresql) both of ...
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Is it possible to see which components were uninstalled (last time or as back in time as possible)?

I am running Elementary OS Freya beta2 which being beta may run into trouble. One error that may appear is a message in terminal saying that certain components that are in fact useful and even vital ...
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Is it possible to remove vi?

I want to remove the vi text editor from Linux but it does not show up as a package in aptitude. Is it possible to remove this? I have already removed vim by running sudo apt-get remove vim I am ...
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My GRUB is stuck

I recently installed zorin os, and I wanted to uninstall it. I followed the instructions and I booted into live os, deleted the ext4 and linux-swap partitions, and rebooted. I always get the error ...
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Remove all the contents from /root ( /~ )directory

I wanted a software to be installed and its default directory to install was /root. But the software could not get installed. Now I want to do it again from scratch. But there are some files in /root ...