How to remove unnecessary software from your Raspberry pi 4

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In this post, we learn how to remove unnecessary preinstall software in the raspberry pi 4 models.

Firstly, you check out all software inside your raspberry pi 4

dpkg -l | grep ii | less

dpkg command is a package manager for Debian-based operating system.

You are interested to learn more about the dpkg command, make sure you read the manual pages.

man dpkg

dpkg command provides you a list of all the programs. This list tells you currently installs Software or program in your raspberry pi 4.

How to Remove Programs in rasp pi 4?

In my example, I will remove Mincarft pi for my raspberry system. when successfully remove your software. that software not be shown inside Programming Folder on raspi 4

sudo apt-get remove --purge minecraft-pi
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoremove
remove Minecraft pi game in Raspi 4

Note use this command you remove everything related to Minecraft

  1. –purge: flag help to remove packages and config files also.
  2. Clean: clean flag clears out the local repository of retrieved package files.It removes everything but the lock file from /var/cache/apt/archives/ and /var/cache/apt/archives/partial/.

Next, we will remove any unnecessary packages that have been installed as dependencies for the software we no longer have used to this. We do this with the following command.

sudo apt-get autoremove
autoremove command in raspi 4

How to Remove Scratch Programs in rasp pi 4?

you will, Following my commands you remove all files related to Scratch.

sudo apt-get remove --purge scratch
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoremove
remove Scratch

How to Remove LibreOffice Programs in rasp pi 4?

you will Follow my commands you remove all files related to Libra Office

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoremove

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