Question: How to uninstall Skype in Ubuntu?

Answer:

STEP 1

On the Top Menu Bar click on System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager

STEP 2

Search for Skype

STEP 3

Click on the checkbox next to the package skype and click on MARK FOR COMPLETE REMOVAL

Synaptic Package Manager

 

STEP 4

Click on Apply and a Summary Window will pop up. Click on Apply again.

Screenshot Summary

 

STEP 5

The uninstall process should start by Removing Skype and Applying Changes.  Then Skype should be removed from Computer with operating system Ubuntu.

Applying Changes

 

NOTE: This has been tested on Ubuntu 9.04

I Can\'t seem to find a page on google to go to a page
that will tell how to go toa page and uninstall it
on administration on the synaptic package manager.
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patrick curran wrote:
I Can\'t seem to find a page on google to go to a page
that will tell how to go toa page and uninstall it
on administration on the synaptic package manager.

I do not understand what you are trying to say, does the uninstall not work? Which error messages do you receive?
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i wanted to uninstall n re install and it didnt get uninstalled
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Try the following command in the command line

sudo apt-get remove skype
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i\'ve tried unistallig Skype but can\'t delete user data, running on ubuntu 10.4. Any ideas?
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aktheus wrote:
i\'ve tried unistallig Skype but can\'t delete user data, running on ubuntu 10.4. Any ideas?

Sorry hidden folder:
/home//.Skype

and delete.
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aktheus wrote:
aktheus wrote:
i\'ve tried unistallig Skype but can\'t delete user data, running on ubuntu 10.4. Any ideas?

Sorry hidden folder:
/home//.Skype

and delete.

Yes, that\'s correct. If you delete the .Skype folder all personal settings will be gone.
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