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Uninstalling the Anyware Software Client

This section contains instructions for uninstalling the Linux client as well as removing the repo configuration. You might need to remove the repo completely if you are switching from one channel to another (for example, from beta to stable), before reconfiguring with the new repo.

Uninstallation Steps

  1. Run the following command:

    sudo apt remove pcoip-client
    2. Remove the Software Client for Linux from your system, or remove the repo config entirely.

Removing Deprecated Repos

Software Client for Linux repositories were formerly hosted at This server is deprecated, and requests to it will fail with a certificate error.

If your repo config is pointing at this deprecated server, you must remove references to it and then configure your system with the new server.

  1. Search for in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and delete them.

    grep /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
    The response will contain the files that need to be removed.

  2. Remove the outdated files. The following example will remove the pcoip.list file at /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pcoip.list; the value you use here will be found in the response to the previous step:

    sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pcoip.list
  3. Remove any references to Search for in any files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and delete these files. Run the following command:

    $ grep /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
    /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pcoip.list:deb      [arch=amd64] bionic stable
    username@ABCDEF1:~$ sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pcoip.list

    pcoip.list is an example filename that may be captured with the $ grep command.

  4. Once the legacy file is removed refresh the repository cache.

    $ sudo apt-get update