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Ubuntu: Add Remove Applications & Software Source Repository

Here are some ubuntu linux commands to add and remove repository/software sources and applications.

Add application

sudo apt-get install {package-name}

Eg: Adding skype-wrapper application

sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper

Remove application

sudo apt-get remove {package-name}

Eg. Removing skype-wrapper application

sudo apt-get remove skype-wrapper

Eg. Removing application package called skype-wrapper along with all configuration files

sudo apt-get –purge remove skype-wrapper

Add Repository

sudo add-apt-repository {repository}

Eg: Adding skype-wrapper’s source/repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa

Then update with

sudo apt-get update

Remove repository

sudo apt-add-repository –remove {repository}

Eg: Removing skype-wrapper’s source/repository

sudo apt-add-repository –remove ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa

Then update with

sudo apt-get update


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