Raspberry Pi – Remove Default Apps

If you setup your Raspberry Pi using the NOOBs installer you likely have various apps that you don’t want to keep.

This script below will remove many of the preinstalled applications.

  • wolfram-engine
  • bluej
  • geany
  • greenfoot
  • nodered
  • nuscratch
  • scratch
  • sonic-pi
  • libreoffice
  • claws-mail
  • claws-mail-i18n
  • minecraft-pi
  • pygame
sudo apt-get remove --purge wolfram-engine bluej Greenfoot nodered nuscratch scratch sonic-pi* libreoffice* claws-mail claws-mail-i18n minecraft-pi *pygame geany geany-common penguinspuzzle *pgzero && sudo apt-get autoremove --purge
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y 
sudo reboot
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