Remove a broken package on Ubuntu

To remove a broken package, open a terminal window and enter following command:

$ sudo dpkg –remove package-name <enter>

where package-name is the broken package to be removed.

Error installing virtualbox downloaded from the virtualbox site

Downloaded virtual box .deb file for Ubuntu installation. Received error about unsandboxed installation.

The solution to the error is to provide the _apt user the rights to write into the folder as shown below:

$ sudo chown -Rv _apt:root /var/cache/apt/archives/partial/ <enter> $ sudo chmod -Rv 700 /var/cache/apt/archives/partial/ <enter>

How to remove KDE from Ubuntu after installation of RSI Break

Basically, I did a mistake. I do not want to fill up my hard drive with multiple desktops. Neither do I want to have the KDE desktop libraries on my computer. However, unfortunately when I installed rsibreak on the desktop, it downloaded almost 100 mb of software… KDE. To uninstall KDE after you have installed . . . → Read More: How to remove KDE from Ubuntu after installation of RSI Break

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