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Old 08-25-2007, 01:15 PM   #1
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how do i uninstall things using the terminal


say i installed something on ubuntu using apt-get how would i uninstall it
 
Old 08-25-2007, 01:16 PM   #2
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sudo apt-get remove <program>
 
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Old 03-11-2016, 08:01 PM   #3
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apt-get remove skype didnt remove skype in linux mint 17.3 rosa, because after removing i was still be able to launch skype. Btw i tried to reinstall skype because systray icon near clock and other applets on panel doesn't show after i accidentally removed it... Still cant find the solution to it...
 
Old 03-11-2016, 08:46 PM   #4
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apt-get remove skype didnt remove skype
It's just a guess but it could be that "skype" is not the official package name. You might get some ideas from this link: http://www.2daygeek.com/install-skpy...-mint-debian/#

As for the missing icon, there should be a way to add it back through the desktop settings. What desktop environment are you using (MATE, Cinnamon, something else)?
 
Old 03-12-2016, 08:28 AM   #5
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AptGet/Howto
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I get so surprised every time I use google...
 
Old 03-12-2016, 08:29 AM   #6
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Its linux mint 17.3 rosa.It seems that i cant find the way to add skype applet through panel add applet function, because skype is not there.Btw i noticed that os update icon, as well as others systray status icons are missing(ktorrent etc.).Its quite difficult to find the way to add it to desktop add aplet list of installed programs.Its strange, because previously it worked well, and now its gone.Seems like a bug or smth.Would be great if someone had any ideas of how to fix it cos i cant search out the solution.
 
Old 03-12-2016, 08:33 AM   #7
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Its linux mint 17.3 rosa.It seems that i cant find the way to add skype applet through panel add applet function, because skype is not there. Btw i noticed that os update icon, as well as others systray status icons are missing(ktorrent etc.).Its quite difficult to find the way to add it to desktop add aplet list of installed programs.Its strange, because previously it worked well, and now its gone.Seems like a bug or smth.Would be great if someone had any ideas of how to fix it cos i cant search out the solution.
Does Skype got a desktop file in .../applications directory?

put on your thinking cap then go into fugue it out mode. find another applet already being used then see how it is done behind the seances then mimic it only change the vars to skype where needed.

missing icons: install themes ~ icons ~ pick some what ever it shows available depending on what theme you have picked to use in your DT/WM

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Old 03-12-2016, 09:34 AM   #8
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To find the proper package name for skype to provide to apt:

Code:
dpkg -l skype*
Sounds like you removed the systray applet from the panel itself. You have to add that to the panel first, the icons will follow. You can not add individual icons to systray if it's not there in the first place.
 
Old 03-12-2016, 11:40 AM   #9
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Output of dpkg -l skype*
Code:
gezas@Kamputeris ~ $ dpkg -l skype*
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version      Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii  skype          4.3.0.37-0ub i386         client for Skype VOIP and instant
ii  skype-bin      4.3.0.37-0ub i386         client for Skype VOIP and instant
un  skype-common   <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  skype-mid      <none>       <none>       (no description available)
So if i removed skype applet from the list of add applets list in panel options menu, there HAS to be a simple way of getting it back. But how to figure if its not some kind of bug? Because not onlys skype, but system update icon is missing too, which i didint remove...
 
Old 03-13-2016, 05:40 PM   #10
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Also, things like which skype at the command line. Also, ask APT to show you a list of packages it thinks are installed.
 
Old 03-17-2016, 11:50 AM   #11
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It seems that the missing icons problem is associated with the System Tray applet which is unable to load properly:

looking glass log:
Quote:
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:29.697Z Cinnamon.AppSystem.get_default() started in 21810 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:29.946Z loading user theme: /usr/share/themes/Mint-X-Teal/cinnamon/cinnamon.css
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.288Z added icon directory: /usr/share/themes/Mint-X-Teal/cinnamon
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.655Z PlacesManager: Updating devices
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.698Z loaded at Thu Mar 17 2016 18:15:30 GMT+0200 (EET)
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.391Z Loaded applet menu@cinnamon.org in 1537 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.543Z Loaded applet show-desktop@cinnamon.org in 150 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.832Z Role locked: panellauncher
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.833Z Loaded applet panel-launchers@cinnamon.org in 288 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.328Z Loaded applet window-list@cinnamon.org in 493 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.520Z Role locked: notifications
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.532Z Loaded applet notifications@cinnamon.org in 202 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:34.273Z Loaded applet user@cinnamon.org in 740 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:34.501Z Loaded applet removable-drives@cinnamon.org in 226 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:35.324Z Loaded applet keyboard@cinnamon.org in 822 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:35.730Z Loaded applet bluetooth@cinnamon.org in 404 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.085Z Loaded applet network@cinnamon.org in 352 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.861Z Loaded applet sound@cinnamon.org in 774 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.995Z Loaded applet power@cinnamon.org in 131 ms
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.127Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.128Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
init@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/appletManager.js:46
start@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/main.js:451
@<main>:1
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.128Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.130Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.493Z Loaded applet calendar@cinnamon.org in 360 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.699Z Loaded applet windows-quick-list@cinnamon.org in 204 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.700Z AppletManager.init() started in 7000 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.705Z Cinnamon took 31778 ms to start
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.421Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.424Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
onEnabledAppletsChanged@/usr/share/c...pletManager.js:197
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.425Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.431Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
info t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.464Z Loaded applet systray-collapsible@koutch in 32 ms
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.623Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.624Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
onEnabledAppletsChanged@/usr/share/c...pletManager.js:197
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.625Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.631Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
xsession-errors log:

Quote:
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:29.697Z Cinnamon.AppSystem.get_default() started in 21810 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:29.946Z loading user theme: /usr/share/themes/Mint-X-Teal/cinnamon/cinnamon.css
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.288Z added icon directory: /usr/share/themes/Mint-X-Teal/cinnamon
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.655Z PlacesManager: Updating devices
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:30.698Z loaded at Thu Mar 17 2016 18:15:30 GMT+0200 (EET)
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.391Z Loaded applet menu@cinnamon.org in 1537 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.543Z Loaded applet show-desktop@cinnamon.org in 150 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.832Z Role locked: panellauncher
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:32.833Z Loaded applet panel-launchers@cinnamon.org in 288 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.328Z Loaded applet window-list@cinnamon.org in 493 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.520Z Role locked: notifications
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:33.532Z Loaded applet notifications@cinnamon.org in 202 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:34.273Z Loaded applet user@cinnamon.org in 740 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:34.501Z Loaded applet removable-drives@cinnamon.org in 226 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:35.324Z Loaded applet keyboard@cinnamon.org in 822 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:35.730Z Loaded applet bluetooth@cinnamon.org in 404 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.085Z Loaded applet network@cinnamon.org in 352 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.861Z Loaded applet sound@cinnamon.org in 774 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:36.995Z Loaded applet power@cinnamon.org in 131 ms
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.127Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.128Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
init@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/appletManager.js:46
start@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/main.js:451
@<main>:1
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.128Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.130Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.493Z Loaded applet calendar@cinnamon.org in 360 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.699Z Loaded applet windows-quick-list@cinnamon.org in 204 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.700Z AppletManager.init() started in 7000 ms
info t=2016-03-17T16:15:37.705Z Cinnamon took 31778 ms to start
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.421Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.424Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
onEnabledAppletsChanged@/usr/share/c...pletManager.js:197
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.425Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.431Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
info t=2016-03-17T16:32:22.464Z Loaded applet systray-collapsible@koutch in 32 ms
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.623Z syntax error
trace t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.624Z
<----------------
Extension.prototype._init@/usr/share...i/extension.js:155
Extension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:116
loadExtension@/usr/share/cinnamon/js/ui/extension.js:449
onEnabledAppletsChanged@/usr/share/c...pletManager.js:197
---------------->
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.625Z [Applet "systray@cinnamon.org"]: Error importing applet.js from systray@cinnamon.org
error t=2016-03-17T16:35:48.631Z Could not load applet systray@cinnamon.org
anybody can help me out with this?? Im am not able to understand codes like this, but the problem is truly in the mint 17.3 rosas systray app. Thanks.
 
Old 03-17-2016, 01:16 PM   #12
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I don't run cinnamon -- but I know sometimes if one uninstalls what ever it not working, then re-installs it sometimes it fixes the problem. I too know you can modify that bar, or what ever cinnamon calls it, edit maybe. see if you're allowed to add a systray to it, if yes add one, then see want it does. As I do not want to tell you to remove the other one, without having tired this myself to see what he results would be.

But it maybe just what it needs, MAYBE, just remove the other one then install a "new one" , or if it is actually this
Code:
Error importing applet.js from
that is not loading in your system tray, then I'd take a look at the files that are associated to it that cause it to load. perhaps within them their maybe a path that is not set right or some strange thing as that.

your java home_path set right pointing to javac, and is that applet in the right path to javac? is it setup properly within the config cinnamon uses to set apples to the system tray? have you double checked it, removed it then put it back in by giving it absolute path to the applet?

Code:
apt-get remove <app> and apt-get purge <app>
I think that is how that goes to remove apps, and purge them from your system. Its been a while sense I've messed with apt-get.
 
Old 03-18-2016, 05:49 PM   #13
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Great link BW-userx
 
Old 03-18-2016, 07:17 PM   #14
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Output of dpkg -l skype*
Code:
gezas@Kamputeris ~ $ dpkg -l skype*
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version      Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii  skype          4.3.0.37-0ub i386         client for Skype VOIP and instant
ii  skype-bin      4.3.0.37-0ub i386         client for Skype VOIP and instant
un  skype-common   <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  skype-mid      <none>       <none>       (no description available)
So if i removed skype applet from the list of add applets list in panel options menu, there HAS to be a simple way of getting it back. But how to figure if its not some kind of bug? Because not onlys skype, but system update icon is missing too, which i didint remove...
Sounds like you may be missing the Notification Area, or Indicator Plugin.

I don't know how to fix that on Cinnamon, sorry.
Try creating a new user on the system and then login as that new user.
launch skype.
See what's what.

Let us know.

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