How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint? – You can use the Terminal to uninstall 3rd Party programs installed on Linux systems.
How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

You can use the Software Center to remove a program installed on Linux. And also, you can use the Synaptic Package Manager.

However, if you can not see and remove a program you have installed on Linux from Synaptic Package Manager, you will have to use Terminal.

For example, if you want to uninstall the Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator on Linux, you can uninstall it using the Terminal.

In Linux, 3rd party programs are installed and configured in /opt/ location. In the previous article, we installed Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Linux systems. You can find the Packet Tracer installation articles in the following links.

In this article, we will completely remove the Cisco Packet Tracer program on Linux Mint.

How to Remove Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 from Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint 18?

Follow the steps below in order to uninstall Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Linux step by step.

   Step 1

Run Linux Mint and open Terminal on the desktop. To switch to Root in terminal, execute sudo su command and then press Enter and type Root password.

To remove the Cisco Packet Tracer on Linux, run the command rm -r /opt/pt/ in Terminal.

rm -r /opt/pt/

 
How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

   Step 2

After uninstalling Cisco Packet Tracer on Linux, try to open the program by double clicking on the shortcut on the desktop. You will see that the Packet Tracer does not open as shown below.

Click the OK button to close the window.

How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

   Step 3

To remove the Packet Tracer’s start menu shortcut, execute the following commands.

rm /usr/share/applications/pt7.desktop
rm /usr/share/applications/Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop

 
How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

   Step 4

On the Linux Mint start menu, check to see if there is a shortcut to Packet Tracer 7.1.1.

How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

   Step 5

To remove the icon of the Cisco Packet Tracer, execute the rm /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48×48/apps/pt7.png command.

rm /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/pt7.png

 
How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

   Step 6

After the steps to uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint, run the rm Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop command to uninstall the Linux desktop shortcut.

rm Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop

 
How to Uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 in Linux Mint?

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  Final Word

In this article, we have completely removed the Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 network simulator program on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Cinnamon. Thanks for following us!

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