Uninstall / Remove Any Installed Software in Ubuntu Linux

GUI Package Management Tool
synaptic is graphical management tool of software packages. It allows you to perform all actions of the command line tool apt-get in a graphical environment. This includes installing, upgrading, downgrading and removing of single packages or even upgrading your whole system.
Just click on System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager
Now you can select any package and click on Mark for Removal popup meni. You can also start GUI tool from command line, enter:
$ synaptic &

Command Line Package Management Tool

apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages. It is used for adding / removing / updating packages.

Uninstall / Delete / Remove Package

Just use the following syntax:
sudo apt-get remove {package-name}
For example remove package called mplayer, enter:
$ sudo apt-get remove mplayer
Remove package called lighttpd along with all configuration files, enter:
$ sudo apt-get --purge remove lighttpd
To list all installed package, enter:\
dpkg --list
dpkg --list | less
dpkg --list | grep -i 'http'