How to remove a snap package from Ubuntu 22.04

Although Ubuntu comes with many packages of different applications that can be installed using the apt package manager. However, there are many applications that are not included in Ubuntu’s default repository, e.g. B. the package of Skype. For such applications, users need to browse some other methods that can install these applications on Ubuntu.

This blog discussed a brief introduction to the Snapcraft store with the method to remove a snap package from Ubuntu 22.04.

How to remove a snap package from Ubuntu 22.04

The packages that are not in the default repository can be downloaded from the Snapcraft Store. Snapcraft is an online Linux applications store that provides thousands of applications that can be installed on Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish using the snapd utility.

For example, some applications have already been installed on Ubuntu by downloading and installing them using the snapd utility.

To list all snap packages, run the command:

$ sudo snap list

Now, if you want Ubuntu users to delete an application from Ubuntu, follow the syntax mentioned below:

$ sudo snap remove package name

The syntax is explained as the apt package manager uses the snap package manager with its “remove” option and the package name to be deleted.

Suppose the “gtk-general-topics” package is to be deleted, then run the command:

$ sudo Snap remove gtk-common-themes

That gtk-general-topics Removed package downloaded using Snap package manager.

Conclusion

The snap package manager “remove” option is used with the “sudo snap remove package-name” command to delete the snap package from Ubuntu 22.04. This blog explores using the snap package manager to remove the snap package from Ubuntu 22.04.

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