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Remove Oracle VM VirtualBox from ubuntu.




If you want to remove your virtual machine installation from your Ubuntu machine due to some reason,then follow this instruction.

open your terminal by pressing ctrl+alt+t ,and type these commands.

1. $ sudo dpkg -l | grep virtualbox

which shows something like this.

ii  virtualbox-4.2                        4.2.6-82870~Ubuntu~quantal                amd64        Oracle VM VirtualBox

2. now from above command you can determine which version of virtual-box is installed on your machine.After this type these commands in your terminal,Just replace the 4.2 with your version of VirtualBox.

  $ sudo  apt-get purge virtualbox-4.2 virtualbox-qt

when you press enter the terminal it asks for your permission,enter “Y” and it strated purging your Virtual-Box installation. above  command is very useful as it remove all the modules of Virtual-box. As your terminal says “ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot” so after a simple init 6 your machine is free of Oracle VM VirtualBox


1 Comment

  1. mysunshineself says:

    thanx.. helped a lot 🙂

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