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How to remove Application from Ubuntu 16.04

How to remove Application from Ubuntu 16.04



Uninstall Application

To remove just Application-Name package itself from Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove Application-Name


Uninstall Application and it's dependent packages

To remove the Application-Name package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Ubuntu Xenial.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove Application-Name

Purging Application

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of Application-Name from Ubuntu Xenial then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge Application-Name

To delete configuration and/or data files of Application-Name and it's dependencies from Ubuntu Xenial then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove Application-Name




How to remove Application from Ubuntu 16.04