To uninstall or remove a package, use:
sudo apt-get –purge remove <package-name>

To list packages of a certain type you might want to remove:
dpkg -l | grep ‘string you are looking for’

Posted by Jeff Reifman

Jeff is a technology consultant based in the Pacific Northwest. Check out Portland Wild, a visual map-driven guide to Portland's public art, its Heritage Trees and its Little Free Libraries.

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