I installed google chrome a week ago and while using it when I go for a search it redirects me to Yahoo search or the app closes when search icon or enter button is pressed so I uninstalled Google chrome stable and also used autoremove to remove all file but in my ssd I still see old Google Chrome files and I reinstalled Google Chrome I see all errors are still there in the fresh install too, I think sudo apt-get autoremove is not working or there is some error I cant understand

  • Google chrome is installed inside '/opt/google/chrome'. If you remove chrome using apt and then delete that folder it should fully remove it. – Maccer Oct 18 '20 at 9:44
  • what ?? I am confused I could find opt but it cannot be deleted or moved to the trash please help me! I am a new Linux user with very less experience – ExquisitE Oct 21 '20 at 10:27
  • Find the Files app inside the Applications menu on the top left, and right click it. Press "New window as Administrator". If you go now to /opt/google/chrome you will be able to delete it. – Maccer Oct 21 '20 at 15:58
  • I viewed it in files but here there is no delete option or move to trash, can I do something in terminal – ExquisitE Oct 22 '20 at 17:10
  • Yes. There's a "Move to Trash" or "Delete Permanently" option when you right click on a folder. If the option is blurred out it means you didn't open Files as Admin. – Maccer Oct 24 '20 at 9:03

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