How to uninstall cpufire-applet from Ubuntu

Uninstall cpufire-applet

To uninstall just cpufire-applet package itself from Ubuntu execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove cpufire-applet

Uninstall cpufire-applet and it's dependent packages

To uninstall the cpufire-applet package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get autoremove cpufire-applet

Purging cpufire-applet

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of cpufire-applet from Ubuntu then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge cpufire-applet

To delete configuration and/or data files of cpufire-applet and it's dependencies from Ubuntu then execute:

sudo apt-get autoremove --purge cpufire-applet

cpufire-applet package information

name cpufire-applet
section gnome

GNOME panel applet showing the CPU load as a fire

A CPU load monitor, that comes as a GNOME panel applet. CPU load is displayed as a beautiful fire, the higher the flames the higher the CPU load.


More information about apt-get remove

Advanced Package Tool, or APT, is a free software user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on Debian, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. APT simplifies the process of managing software on Unix-like computer systems by automating the retrieval, configuration and installation of software packages, either from precompiled files or by compiling source code.

apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages, and may be considered the user's "back-end" to other tools using the APT library.

apt-get remove is identical to install except that packages are removed instead of installed. Note that removing a package leaves its configuration files on the system. If a plus sign is appended to the package name (with no intervening space), the identified package will be installed instead of removed.

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How to install cpufire-applet package on Ubuntu