I tried to use following command to remove the default Videos application. but it doesn't work, could you help me out? thanks in advice

sudo apt-get purge totem

Thanks Yuhua

  • The default Video player always crash. This commend is working for me to remove the default Video player from Loki.
    – user6851
    Commented Oct 9, 2016 at 18:27

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To uninstall the default videos application (audience) run the following in a terminal.

sudo apt remove audience

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  • I'm wondering why sudo apt remove io.elementary.videos didn't work. How did you get the corresponding name.
    – daGo
    Commented Apr 28, 2021 at 16:16

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