Questions tagged as ['uninstall']
I made the grave mistake of running the command
sudo apt-get install -y games-minesweeper thinking it would only install one game. It ended up installing like 30 or so games:
The problem is i can't uninstall these packages since they don't show up in the Ubuntu software app, and running:
sudo apt-get remove games-minesweeper
Package 'games-minesweeper' is not installed, so not removed
I have been asked by my professor to do so. But I have heard during uninstallation of the Ubuntu we may face problems .Is it?
I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed. I got these KDE icons after installing "Latte Dock" on Ubuntu. But after removing Latte Dock:, I still have these KDE icons. I have also tried
sudo apt remove kde-full,
sudo apt autoremove and
sudo apt remove –purge kubuntu-desktop kde-standard language-pack-kde-en but nothing is happening for these KDE icons to be removed.
Clicking here you can see the KDE icons I ...
I'm on edge of tears. I have a dual boot machine for Ubuntu and Windows 7. After POSTing, I get sent into the GNU Grub menu. And recently, my Windows boot broke, and I can not boot into it. However, despite changing the settings in the BIOS and even entering Windows' boot menu, I can not boot neither my recovery dvd's (I made 4 copies just in case) to fix my Windows installation, neither an utility usb ...
I recently bought a Thinkpad carbon X1 gen9 with Ubuntu preinstalled. The preinstalled Ubuntu have some problems (see this forum) and I was thinking of trying Debian.
As soon as I try to boot from the USB stick that has an image of Debian I am "thrown" into grub and I am unable to do anything else (I guess lack of knowledge).
Now, I thought that I try another distro, and tried to boot up Kubuntu. The ...
I installed ubuntu using a flash drive alongside windows. Most guides state that I have to delete the partition that was dedicated to the ubuntu install however when I look through Disk manager in windows, I do not see any new allocated space.
I want to uninstall Hexchat and remove it completely so i can install it again, because it's broken. And any ”purge remove or autoremove” does not uninstall it. Some ”config files” are not deleted. Every time i reinstall it, it looks the same (broken). I tried to use answers from similar questions: ”unable to locate package” but i do not understand anything, i am a beginner.Ubuntu 21. ...
I have no much experience with Ubuntu I have installed .bin file but Now I'm not able to uninstall it I have tried some commands like :
sudo apt-get remove package_name sudo apt-get purge package_name
I have searched a lot on it but could not find any fix. If you guys have any clue please share it with me, Thank You!
I had a problem with the MS Teams app and tried to update my version via the package manager. This however led to an additional installation of MS Teams. I wanted to uninstall both applications now to clear my system.
sudo apt remove teams I was able to uninstall one of the installations. The other one is still being shown when I view the application screen, and I don't know how to remove it.
I installed ProtonVPN from the proton site. I can't for the life of me figure out how to remove the remaining pieces of the software. I've done the usual things:
- Checked the ubuntu Store (not there)
- Purged protonvpn (can't find)
- apt remove protonvpn (can't find)
- unhid files and searched in Files and deleted all the protonvpn remnants I could find.
Yet, I can still launch ProtonVPN from the desktop i ...
I installed clipit by following the instructions on this page for Ubuntu (https://github.com/CristianHenzel/ClipIt#on-ubuntu) so I used the command
sudo apt-get install build-essential git automake xdotool autoconf intltool autopoint gtk+-3.0 and then
tar zxvf clipit-x.y.z.tar.gz cd clipit-x.y.z ./autogen.sh ./configure --with-gtk3 make sudo make install
It was not showing up on the dash and I was no ...
I built a program from source then went to pull the code and build again to get a more recent version but my pull wasn't working so I deleted the directory before uninstalling the app (dumb) and now whenever I try to build the app again or try to install via apt it doesn't overwrite the old version. The version I am using is 0.1.12 and the current release is 0.4.0. Am I just screwed here?
I'm working on a desktop application and recently when I uninstalled it to install a newer version the local folder of the application got deleted.
I'm curious to know what are all the things that will happen when you uninstall an application in Ubuntu.
I had both Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu20.04 and wanted to delete Ubunto18.04. However, I deleted Ubuntu20.04 mistake. Is there a way for me to restore the files from Ubuntu 20.04?
I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I want to remove Slack app. link to slack app
I tried sudo apt-get remove slack. It reports no error and it seems to delete some files. But still, I can find Slack from the dashboard.
Even worse, I was trying to use
htop to locate the path of Slack that I just opened. Guess what, it gives me a fake path that doesn't exist, called
Then I tried to l ...
I installed FreeFileSync for my Ubuntu 20.04 from here; https://freefilesync.org/download.php
Installation was successful and the app is working. The problem is I can't remove FreeFileSync from my device.
- I tried ubuntu software centre: It is not listed there
- Tried following commands. But none did work
sudo apt remove freefilesync
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree R ...
sudo apt-get install libdart6-dev then I scrolled down and saw the install everything option so did
sudo apt-get install libdart6-all-dev. First one was about 590M and second one about 298M which I thought meant after the second command, it just inst ...
I have built a lib, Open3D, from source and installed it. Afterwards, i ran make uninstall for the library and deleted the entire file directory which i cloned from git, i still have existing files from Open3D from /usr/local/lib directory. This is frustrating. How do i completely remove all these files? I don't face such problems if the package i require can be installed from apt.
This is what i ...
My current nvidia-driver-470 was installed via “Software & Updates”. Since I am experiencing frequent and sudden freezes, I would like to first uninstall and reinstall the driver.
I am not able to find detailed steps online to uninstall the driver (installed via “Software & Updates”).
nvidia-installer --uninstall is not available.
sudo apt-get remove --purge ‘^nvi ...
TLDR: I need to restore my distro after sudo removing all Python dependencies
I did the stupid thing and now I need to fix it. I wanted to do a clean install of Python for a class, uninstalling all programs that I installed using the command our teacher gave us (basically, remplacing
apt-get install in the line he gave us to install Python with
apt-get remove). So I ran the following:
sudo apt-get ...
I have multiple versions of Python (2.7 - Default, 3.5, 3.7.0a1 ) installed on my server. And along with that pip also got installed. I want to remove all except 2.7. Please let me know how to do it.
When I try to uninstall this package, I get the message that
python-wxgtk3.0 installed python-wxgtk3.0 package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 1
Here is the output:
After this operation, 30.5 MB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] (Reading database ... 308794 files and directories currently installed.) Removing python-wxgtk3.0 (188.8.131.52+dfsg-8build1) . ...
i install netbeans form terminal and now I am try to uninstall netbeans. i have tried remove for Ubuntu software
sudo apt-get remove --purge netbeans sudo apt remove netbeans sudo apt autoremove netbeans all of above says/: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Package 'netbeans' is not installed, so not removed 0 upgraded, 0 newly install ...
I have (or, at least, had) Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my main SSD drive with a similar SSD backup. I also have Ubuntu 21.04 on a USB so I could view Wayland.
To explore the KDE Plasma desktop environment, I followed this procedure to install it.
After I looked at KDE Plasma and found it less intuitive than Gnome, I found that simply rebooting forced me to select a desktop environment during the boot-up proc ...
I built Alacritty by following the instructions from Alacritty Github and I don't know how to update it.
So, I thought if I install Alacritty with this code ↧, It will be easy to update it.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:aslatter/ppa sudo apt install alacritty
Can anyone help me to remove it, or guide me on how to update it?
I was changing the case and PSU of my kid's desktop computer. It was 2015 HP Desktop - Intel Quad core computer. Lots of parts and upgrades being done on it and latest one was GPU(Nvidia 1005 Ti)-so it was due for a change of PSU and case(for better airflow). It has 5 SATA port on - as the new case is not having the 5.25" bay - so DVD drive cannot be used. It had two SSD and one 3.5inch hard drive. I didn ...
Went to Settings > Printers. Two drivers for Canon MX922 printer shown. Second one works. First one doesn't work. I click on settings wheel for the bad one, selected and pressed Remove Printer. Got message that says the printer has been deleted. THEN I closed the little message window. The printer REAPPEARS as "Added" (I did not click undo button). Also tried command line sudo command to delete. Prin ...