Chromium Browser Uninstall; Extracting a tar.gz file

Leszek Lesner leszek.lesner at
Fri Dec 12 09:51:31 UTC 2014

Am 12.12.2014 um 10:47 schrieb Steven Duckworth:
> 1) In order to avoid the rather large updates for Chromium, I would
> like to uninstall it (I use Firefox anyway).
> I have tried the following two commands, but with no joy.
> |sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable
> |
|Why do you want to remove google-chrome if you have chromium installed ?

> |and
> |
> |sudo dpkg -r chromium||||
> |
|Chromium itself is a game as far as I know. So what you want to remove
is chromium-browser

sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser

should be the correct command.
> |
> |
> |2) Also: how do I extract a tar.gz file?
> |
|On the terminal with
tar xvfz /path/to/tarfile.tar.gz|
on the graphical user interface with
|file-roller or xarchiver. |

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