Ubuntu – Uninstall software


I am an absolute newbie to Ubuntu.

I am running 12.04 64 bit. I installed PDF-Editor from Tracker software and now I would like to get it off this machine, but I can't figure out how to do it. I tried Tweak and Synaptic but it doesn't appear anywhere in those programs.

Can anyone help?

Best Answer

Some ways to remove software on Ubuntu:

  • Using the Ubuntu Software Center: Search for the software in it, select the appropriate software and click on remove
  • Using the terminal: Using the command sudo apt-get purge [packagename] where [packagename] is the excact name of the package you want to install. You could also use sudo apt-get remove [packagename] if you want to keep the settings of the package.