How to uninstall and remove Pidgin internet messenger in Lubuntu

Uninstalling Pidgin internet messenger

To remove just pidgin package itself from Lubuntu from command line, we have to type this command in lubuntu-terminal:

$ sudo apt-get remove pidgin

Completely remove Pidgin internet messenger 

Pidgin internet messenger stores configuration files in your Lubuntu system. If you want remove Pidgin completely including configuration and settings file, just type in terminal:

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Written by Administrator on Thursday March 12, 2020

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How to install Python 3.8 from command line in LiteLinux

First, let's check, if python was already installed in our system. Use following command:

$ python -V

Ok, now we know, that python version 2.7.15+ is already installed. But we want to install python 3.8, because for some reasons python 2.7 we don't need. Let's go:

$ sudo apt install python3.8

You will see something like this:

So, python 3.8 is installed. We can check it:

$ python3.8 --version

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Written by Administrator on Tuesday March 10, 2020

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How to install Chrome (Chromium) in ElementaryOS

Chrome browser has a little bit different name in Linux - "Chromium". Functionality and interface is the same, except the name of the application.

There are two ways to install Chromium in ElementaryOS: 

Install Chromium from AppCenter in ElementaryOS

AppCenter is a database of programmes for ElementaryOS, which you can download for free or for a small price.

Just open an AppCenter:

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Written by Administrator on Sunday March 8, 2020

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How to Check Python Version in CentOS Command Line

If you have CentOS system and want to know, if python is installed or not, it's enough to ask system, what version of python is installed. There's very simple command:

$ python -V

You will receive an answer:


version of python in linux


installed python in linux version

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Written by Administrator on Saturday March 7, 2020

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How to create directory in ElementaryOS (Linux)

Linux has a little bit different directory system, than "Windows", so, let's check, where we are now:

$ pwd

Then you will see you current position in the system. My position is further:

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Written by Administrator on Thursday March 5, 2020

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