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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

list ppa and uninstall with ppa-purge

Remove installed ppa from ubuntu system.

  • Install  ppa-purge 
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
  • Run command in terminal to list all configured repositories and ppa in readable format
apt-cache policy | grep http | awk '{print $2 $3}' | sort -u

  • Uninstall the ppa with syntax : sudo ppa-purge ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> example in my case
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev/alsa-daily

  • Delete the unwanted source list from the location /etc/apt/sources.list.d. example in my case
sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu-audio-dev-ppa-trusty.list 

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