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How to uninstall an Adobe Air based App in Ubuntu?

#1 Open Terminal and Find the name of the package you want to install by issuing the following command

dpkg –list | grep -i package_name

e.g. : I want to uninstall TumblWeed App. So i typed in my terminal:

dpkg –list | grep -i tumblweed

#2 The result after the above command look like this:

ii com.adobe.example.tumblweed.4de7482c14055ead00e76b98c6c45679e421790b.11.03                                         A Tumblr desktop client for those that can’t blah blah ….

The bold name above is the actual package name.
#3 It’s easy now. You can simply uninstall the package by typing in your terminal:

sudo dpkg -r ‘com.adobe.example.tumblweed.4de7482c14055ead00e76b98c6c45679e421790b.1‘

Done !!!

How to install Adobe Air on Ubuntu 64bit

Installing Adobe Air on Ubuntu 64bit is a little bit tricky. You have to manually install 32bit files using an utility call “getlibs”.

The full tutorial can be found here.

If you got an error like “Error loading the runtime (libsmime3.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64)”, issue the command below in the terminal.

sudo ln -s /usr/lib32/libsmime3.so.1d /usr/lib32/libsmime3.so