Saturday, 11 June 2011

How to completely remove an application and its settings in ubuntu

We can remove applications in ubuntu using apt-get remove command. But it will not completely remove an application. The installed files dependencies and the configurations will remain in the system. This will in future cause to the not needed dependencies and junk files which we are never going to use remain in the system and will eat up the hard disk space. So how to remove an application completely in ubuntu?

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Creating app images in linux

I have blogged about the app images in this blog. They are very useful, especially if you do not have the root privilege or you do not want to mess up with your current settings.

So what if you want to create an app image for your favorite app that is not available in the portable linux apps site? There is a good how to created by the blogger tekkidd. He has also created a video tutorial for creating the app images.