How to remove a package?

Last Updated on: 29th April 2022, 07:43 pm

If you don’t want to keep a package you can simple remove it in two different ways:

1. Synaptic
a. Open Menu-> Applications-> Administration-> Synaptic Package Manager
b. Find an installed package you want to trash
c. Mark it for Removal
d. Click “Apply” button


2. Text console

a. Run text console and type:

password for root:
apt-get remove package-name

b. After that clean the system:
apt-get autoremove
apt-get autoclean


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