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How to remove Packages from a Linux

To clean some packages laying around, run the following:

root@test-VirtualBox:#sudo apt-get autoremove
root@test-VirtualBox:#sudo apt-get clean
root@test-VirtualBox:#sudo apt-get autoclean

Alternately, you can use;

root@test-VirtualBox:#sudo apt-get remove packagename

where the package name is the package you wish to remove

These commands are needed to remove packages (dependencies) laying on the system after a particular package has been uninstalled.

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