How to Uninstall Applications in Fedora Linux easily (2 Bonus tips)

Are you new to Linux? and confused about how to uninstall applications in fedora Linux then don’t worry Here in this guide we gonna discuss how you can uninstall apps in Fedora Linux using GUI and terminal.

If you think that you Installed Fedora Linux and don’t know what to do after installing Fedora then I think you should Uninstall applications that you are not gonna use. In my case, I don’t use Office Suite so I always uninstall it before doing something.

How to Uninstall Applications in Fedora Linux

Uninstalling apps in fedora is easy because of Gnome software. With this, you can uninstall any application that you think you don’t gonna need.

But if you want to use the terminal then you are always welcome. But first, we gonna try How to uninstall applications in Fedora Linux using Software Center

How to uninstall apps in fedora using Software

Fedora workstation 37 comes with Gnome-Software center which supports flatpak also so you don’t need anything else to manage your applications.

To uninstall apps in fedora we need to go to Software and then the Installed tab.

how to uninstall apps in fedora

In the Installed tab you gonna see all the installed applications on your system. And you gonna see Uninstall option right side of the application icon.

When you gonna press Uninstall option then you are going to ask that you want to uninstall this application you can take a look.

how to uninstall application in fedora

When you gonna tap on Uninstall option your application gonna be Uninstalled successfully.

If you are thinking your Fedora looks different than mine then you can customize your fedora workstation using Gnome extensions.

How to Uninstall apps in fedora using Terminal

Fedora uses DNF Package Manager and we can use the terminal to remove apps on fedora.

sudo dnf remove htop -y

remove means we can uninstall that application from Fedora.

After remove we have to specify the Package Name and then you are going to ask to enter your sudo password in order to Uninstall apps in fedora.

Here is the output of the remove command.

[sudo] password for gp: 
Dependencies resolved.
 Package             Architecture          Version                     Repository              Size
 htop                x86_64                3.2.1-2.fc37                @fedora                428 k

Transaction Summary
Remove  1 Package

Freed space: 428 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                            1/1 
  Erasing          : htop-3.2.1-2.fc37.x86_64                                                   1/1 
  Running scriptlet: htop-3.2.1-2.fc37.x86_64                                                   1/1 
  Verifying        : htop-3.2.1-2.fc37.x86_64                                                   1/1 



Let’s understand how you can remove LibreOffice’s different applications from Fedora. For that, you can use * after Package, and that gonna remove everything from that package.

sudo dnf remove libreoffice*

And this package gonna remove every LibreOffice dependency and application from Fedora.


I hope now you can easily remove any application from your Fedora Linux. This is a small guide on How to Uninstall applications in Fedora Linux.

If you have any query regarding any other Fedora related then you can mention it in the Comment section and we gonna try our best to resolve it.

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