Uninstalling Anaconda Distribution#
Need to uninstall Anaconda Navigator?
The uninstall procedure might leave behind certain artifacts, such as desktop shortcuts or supplementary files, that must be deleted manually after completion. This is a known issue that is being addressed.
To uninstall your Anaconda installation:
Search for “Control Panel” in the Windows search box and select the Control Panel app.
Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
Select the Anaconda/Miniconda installation you want to uninstall.
Complete the uninstall instructions that appear.
Open your terminal application.
(Optional) Remove any conda initialization scripts from all your terminal shell profiles by running the following command:
conda activate conda init --reverse --all
Remove your entire
rm -rf. Depending on your installation, this directory will be in your root folder or in your opt folder.
To uninstall Miniconda, replace
# The following are a few examples of how you # may need to delete your Anaconda folder rm -rf anaconda3 rm -rf ~/anaconda3 rm -rf ~/opt/anaconda3
(Optional) If you have created any environments outside your
anaconda3directory, you can manually delete them to increase available disc space on your computer.
Close and reopen your terminal to refresh it. You should no longer see
(base)in your terminal prompt.