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how to uninstall an app?

Postby d3monz on Sat Apr 26, 2008 3:48 pm

On ubuntu, we've got the 'add/remove' button, but on mint i cannot find nothing like it. Anyone could help me?

By the way, my mint version is daryna 4.0
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby Husse on Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:44 pm

You can do it with apt :)
Open Synaptic and right click the application...
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby d3monz on Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:59 pm

Yeah, i know it, but i'd like to have an easier option to do this... Just like ubuntu add/remove aplications button. Is there a way to do like this or the only available is using synaptic?
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby Tony G on Sat Apr 26, 2008 5:35 pm

I don't think there's a button like the one you're used to. But another option is typing
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apt remove [Program Name]
in a terminal.
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby d3monz on Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:06 am

Thanks for the help, but i´d like to know an easy way to do it. Anyway, i think the developers could keep that add/remove button from ubuntu. Even though the mintinstall make it easy to install, at least, we´ve got to have a mintuninstall to do the opposite.
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby Lantesh on Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:28 am

You can install the "Add/Remove" interface in Mint by doing the following.

Open up a terminal. Type the following command:

sudo apt-get install gnome-app-install

I have also seen this command with a -y modifier at the end, but I don't know what the -y does. You can try it that way if you want. It would then be:

sudo apt-get install gnome-app-install -y
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby d3monz on Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:16 am

Many thanks, Lantesh!! You saved my life!! Hugs!
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Re: how to uninstall an app?

Postby Lantesh on Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:34 pm

d3monz wrote:Many thanks, Lantesh!! You saved my life!! Hugs!


You're welcome. 8)
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