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How to delete the app icon on the desktop

I am new to Linux and Fedora 40 used now. I just deleted the navicat-sqlite-en-xxx.AppImage from Downloads folder successfully since I want to uninstall it. But Navicat 17 for Sqlite app icon still on ...
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texlive miktex conflict - texhash

I'm working with Ubuntu 22.04 and texlive (I'm using the Ubuntu texlive from tug.org). I tried to install miktex but gave up because I could not finalize the installation of the miktex console, which ...
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Need Help on How to Uninstall .tar.bz2 file in fedora

I installed wingpro-10.0.3.0-linux-x64.tar.bz2 several days ago. Could you please teach me how to uninstall the application since yum remove or dnf remove don't work on tar.bz2 type file. Appreciated ...
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Uninstalled a package, but keep getting signature errors and cannot update system

I installed sublime-text, which I then uninstalled. To check: > sudo pactree sublime-text error: package 'sublime-text' not found > sudo pactree -r sublime-text error: package 'sublime-text' not ...
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How would I install a different copy of linux on a old laptop?

TLDR; I am trying to install a GUI version of Linux on an old laptop with Ubuntu Server already installed, but get a grub error when I boot. How can I get past this problem. error: file '/boot/grub/...
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How can I uninstall part of a package?

I have installed the BSD games package. Many of the games are awful or broken, so I wish to uninstall some of them without uninstalling others. Is there an easy way to do that? Currently, I'm sudo ...
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delete a package/app installed with pacman -U option

I have installed a docker desktop application on my Arch Linux xfce4 and I want to delete it because I want to only use docker-cli (because the docker desktop conflicts with docker-cli in services and ...
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How to completely uninstall Guix in Debian

I installed Guix from the Debian main repository (sudo apt-get install guix). I want to uninstall it, so I ran sudo apt-get purge guix and sudo apt-get autoremove. However, it seems that Guix is still ...
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How to uninstall helix-editor completely along with all helix related files and configurations?

The steps here are NOT clear to me. I am using Debian https://github.com/helix-editor/helix/discussions/5228 Installation steps: $ git clone https://github.com/helix-editor/helix ~/helix ‹master› $ ...
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Unable to delete data of flatpak - connection is closed error

I was using KdenLive but I messed up some of the settings so I decided to do a fresh install. When I used the GUI to remove then reinstall, the settings were intact. Then I went to the terminal and ...
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Can data be recovered from a directory wiped out by a compiler's install task?

I cloned gradle from https://github.com/gradle/gradle and worked on building it on linux x86_64 (Fedora 37). I did not modify any of the configuration files. As gradle finished building, it erased/...
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Remove snap partition

I am trying to get snap off of my Arch system and I think it is mostly gone, however, when I do lsblk I get the following: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINTS loop0 7:0 0 32....
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Imagemagick not found by other apps, but needs to be updated in any case. How best to remove and install v7-

I am running Mint 21.1 64 bit. I believe that Imagemagick v6.. was installed via the 'synaptic package manager'. I now require Imagemagick v7, to dovetail with another app that will not work with v6 ...
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How to uninstall Chromium browser

I am using Bodhi Linux how to uninstall the Chromium Browser?
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I made a mess while reinstalling a distro, how can I FULLY and properly remove a distro from my computer?

(disclaimer: I am… a certified noob) I think I made a real mess while installing EndeavourOS (gonna call it EOS for short) and then trying to kind-of reinstall it… so I might need an advice of someone ...
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seahorse won't run, how to remove old version properly?

Passwords and Keys alias seahorse won't run if clicked on. When launched from terminal, I get this error: seahorse: error while loading shared libraries: libldap_r-2.4.so.2: cannot open shared object ...
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Uninstall Manjaro installation

I am facing a grub issue, an error mentionning calloc, I didn't pay much attention After a lot of troubleshooting, grub was never able to find my Windows 10 installation, so I gave up on that part (...
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How to uninstall GridinSoft Anti-Malware installed through wine?

When I try to uninstall through wine it only opens the installer again. when i try to uninstall it with the applet searcher nothing happens either I'm using linux Mint 19.2 Tina.
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'dnf list' shows Wine packages that can't be removed

I'm currently trying to uninstall Wine from my Fedora system using dnf, and while I seem to have been mostly successful, I'm still noticing a few packages that I can't seem to remove. Running dnf list ...
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Is it safe remove a systemd service without stopping it first?

Say, I want to completely get rid of a certain systemd service (e.g. NetworkManager): sudo systemctl stop NetworkManager sudo dnf remove NetworkManager Is the first line (with stop) necessary? Or can ...
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Deleted Kali identifier but still it shows in bios

Previously I had installed Kali Linux but few days later I deleted it. The way I did it (1) was to first delete the partition then using diskpart and rd. Still it was showing on my BIOS. So (2) I ...
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Uninstall a latex version if two are installed

I have two version of latex installed, see here: josef@josef-ThinkPad-E14-Gen-3:~$ whereis latex latex: /usr/bin/latex /home/josef/bin/latex /usr/share/man/man1/latex.1.gz I want to uninstall the one ...
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Uninstall Debian while keeping grub entried of other OS

I have 3 OS on my laptop: Windows, Ubuntu, Debian (installed in such order) and Debian at the top of grub entries. I hope to uninstall Debian while keeping Windows and Ubuntu the way they are. The ...
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Uninstalling Linux from external hard drive [closed]

I have installed Linux 20.04 on my external hard drive and now I want to uninstall it. How do I go about it?
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Are init scripts not removed after uninstalling packages?

I installed and later uninstalled webmin with Apper years ago. Since I switched to Wayland on Debian11/KDE starting the computer from standby, sessions are breaking all the time (currently once every ...
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Uninstalling Showing Unexpected Packages

I've gone from a single server to multi server setup in the past few weeks. I am now ready to uninstall Let's Encrypt / Certbot from the original server. (I've setup SSL termination with HA Proxy.) I'...
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Program will not uninstall

I have john the ripper installed on my ubuntu 20.04 machine. Originally, I simply installed it using apt-get. But now I need to remove it from my machine. Currently when I type john I get this: ask@...
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How to uninstall versions of Java openJDK

I am using Linux Mint XFCE 20. Recently I installed Java by running sudo apt-get install openjdk and it automatically installed versions 8 and 11 of both JRE and JDK, including JRE headless. It turns ...
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I have a package I can't seem to uninstall (Debian)

So I am using the Pine Phone running Debian and it comes preinstalled with an app Chatty which does SMS but isn't able to do MMS. A community member had their own branch which runs MMS so I went and ...
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List installed dependencies after building software from source

When wanting to completely remove a built-from-source program: is there any way one could see which packages were installed as dependencies and easily remove them? Note that I mean the packages that ...
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Does using checkinstall instead of make install allow to easily remove dependencies?

I'm very new to Linux, so please excuse any normie errors/misconceptions. I want to learn how to build programs from source, but I'm having a hard time understanding how dependencies are managed when ...
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Remove recommended dependencies of installed package without uninstalling the package nor its actual dependencies with apt

I want to remove the recommended packages of a package using apt. my-package is installed, and I want to keep it and its dependencies. apt-cache depends <my-package> | grep Recommends returns a ...
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Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program? [closed]

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
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Safe to remove Mousepad dependencies in POP_OS?

Note: Originally posted question on Ask Ubuntu and they kindly directed to this StackExchange as more appropriate for a non-official Ubuntu derivative. Background information. Currently Running ...
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How to remove dual boot with Debian GNU/Linux and Windows 10 (Beginner and unexpected result)

I need assistance with how to remove Debian GNU/Linux from my Windows 10 PC which was an unexpected result from an install for a course. I have this installed on 2 PCs but only need to remove this on ...
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How to find out which packages that have no install candidate can be removed? (How to properly clean out such packages?)

To find packages which have no installation candidate in my current repositories I ran: apt-show-versions | grep "No available version in archive" (as recommended here) I think it would be ...
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Python3 not installed, but installed

I could not remove the python 3.9.1 from my debian, so I tried cleaning the python3 folders and files in /usr and /bin and /share. But now when I try to install python3, it shows python3 already in ...
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How to uninstall ProxyChains in Kali Linux? [closed]

I mess few things while editing proxychain4 file. Then I searched in online, one answered mentioned that use apt-get purge proxchain4. I did that afterwards when tried to reinstall Proxychain4 it is ...
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How to completely uninstal HPLIP

I have this annoying popup every time I start my pc and I don't know how to eliminate it and either the HPLIP. I tried this method without success https://askubuntu.com/questions/1056077/how-to-...
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How to completely uninstall munin on Ubuntu or RaspberryPi? [closed]

I would like to uninstall munin, including the configuration files. How do I do that?
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Does Pacman's "-n" flag purge configuration files for AUR packages?

In Pacman's man page, there is a -n (nosave) flag that purges all the configuration files of the package being removed. Does this flag work for packages installed from AUR? Is manual cleanup ...
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Uninstall Packet Tracer which is installed using wine

I have installed Packet Tracer 7.2.2(.exe file) using wine and have uninstalled it using the same uninstall.exe file provided. When uninstalled all the files of packet tracer are removed except the ...
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Why can't remove vim?

uname -a Linux MiWiFi-R3-srv 4.19.0-0.bpo.9-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.118-2~bpo9+1 (2020-05-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux sudo dpkg -l vim Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-...
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Uninstalling every program from ArchLinux

I installed Arch and was using it for a while, but I want to go back to a completely clean system. Is there a way to uninstall everything that is installed without reinstalling the whole system?
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How can I uninstall obs-studio built from source code | CentOS 8

How can I uninstall obs-studio built from source code from my CentOS 8 machine? It was built from source code - without the browser - and doesn't work on this PC. When I'm trying to uninstall OBS I'm ...
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Using "*" doesn't work when Uninstalling Applications in Linux Mint 20

I have (for example) different LibreOffice products installed and I want to remove them. I tried: sudo apt purge libreoffice* This had worked before uninstalling everything that was part of ...
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How to totally remove Ubuntu?

I've got Ubuntu on my laptop and I want to completely remove it so I have no OS on it. Google provides no answers which would be relative, they are only like "How to delete Ubuntu if you have Windows/...
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What are the apt commands for purging all packages from a specific repository only, and removing it?

I am using Trisquel 7, a variant of Ubuntu 16.04, that uses a custom version of Mate as its desktop environment. I added a https://deb.nodesource.com/node_8.x repository to install some npm stuff we ...
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Cannot open MiKTeX, error “File is empty”. Cannot uninstall

I am using KDE neon. After I installed MiKTeX, I updated everything from it, downloaded the "standard package" and then tried to install TeXStudio... a message appeared "installation ...
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How to remove/uninstall Apache Netbeans if there is no uninstall.sh?

Some time ago I installed Apache Netbeans on my Linux Mint laptop, but since there are no official installers for the LTS version, I downloaded the binaries and unzipped the archive they were in. ...
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