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ODOC: apt-get remove <package name> remove is identical to install, except that packages are removed instead of installed. Note the removing a package leaves its configuration files in system.
For Ex: bala@bala-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get remove vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libxcb-keysyms1 libcddb2 libdvbpsi5 libvlc2 vlc-nox libupnp3 libiso9660-7 liblua5.1-0 vlc-plugin-pulse vlc-data libtar libvlccore2 libvcdinfo0 libebml0 libmatroska0 Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. The following packages will be REMOVED: vlc 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 238 not upgraded. After this operation, 3,883kB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
To Install or Remove more than one package enter the package names followed by keyword “install” as well as the “remove”.
Ex: bala@bala-desktop:~ sudo apt-get install vlc bpython gtk-recordmydesktop bala@bala-desktop:~ sudo apt-get remove vlc bpython gtk-recordmydesktop