I've been playing around with Gtk and vala and I love it; however, I've created two simple apps that I don't know how to delete from my system.

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If you still have the source code, use sudo ninja uninstall inside the build folder.

If you removed the build folder by any chance, run meson build --prefix=/usr to recreate the build folder, followed by cd build && ninja.

If you no longer have the source code, you'll have to manually remove your binary from /usr/bin/ and the .desktop file from /usr/share/applications/. Also, look inside /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/ and /usr/share/metainfo/ for any xml files.

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