Uninstalling the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux
Last Updated April 24, 2019
You uninstall the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux with the script that the installation provides.
You must have superuser privileges to uninstall the Symantec Endpoint Protection client on the Linux computer. The procedure uses sudo to demonstrate this elevation of privilege.
To uninstall the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux
On the Linux computer, open a terminal application window.
Navigate to the Symantec Endpoint Protection installation folder with the following command:
The path is the default installation path.
Use the built-in script to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection with the following command:
Enter your password if prompted.
This script initiates the uninstallation of the Symantec Endpoint Protection components.
At the prompt, type Y and then press Enter.
Uninstallation completes when the command prompt returns.
On some operating systems, if the only contents of the /opt folder are the Symantec Endpoint Protection client files, the uninstaller script also deletes /opt. To recreate this folder, enter the following command: sudo mkdir /opt
To uninstall using a package manager or software manager, see the documentation specific to your Linux distribution.
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