How to list All Installed packages – Ubuntu – sudo apt list

Many a times, we need to know list of installed packages on Ubuntu. We will achieve required task by using apt command. apt is a command-line interface which allows actions such as installing new software packages, removing unnecessary software packages, it can be used for updating the existing software packages as well as  searching for specific software packages etc.

sudo apt list --installed

This output might overwhelm you, if you want to check if specific package is installed, you can check this by following command

sudo apt list --installed | grep -i google

If you want to remove any application, use following commaand

sudo apt-get remove <application_name>

Sometimes applications is split up into multiple packages. In such cases, to uninstall all related packages and configurations, use following command

sudo apt-get purge <application_name> 

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