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apt: Remove a package (using `purge` instead also removes its configuration files).
$ sudo apt remove ${package}
try on your machine

The command "sudo apt remove ${package}" is used in Linux-based systems (specifically those using the Debian package management system) to remove a specified package.

Here's a breakdown of the command:

  • "sudo" is a command that stands for "superuser do". It allows the user to execute commands as a superuser or root, granting administrative privileges. The user is prompted to enter their password before the command is executed.

  • "apt" is short for "Advanced Package Tool". It is a command-line tool used for package management in Debian-based systems. It enables the user to install, upgrade, or remove software packages.

  • "remove" is an action word that tells apt to remove a specified package.

  • "${package}" is a placeholder variable that represents the name of the package you want to remove. You replace "${package}" with the actual name of the package you wish to delete.

By running this command, the specified package will be uninstalled and removed from your system.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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