Use the ppa-purge command on Ubuntu Linux to delete PPAs with ease of use:
$ sudo apt install ppa-purge
How can PPAs be removed on Ubuntu?
Use it as follows to remove a PPA named ppa:saiarcot895/myppa:
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:saiarcot895/myppa
Updating packages lists PPA to be removed: saiarcot895 myppa Package revert list generated: apt-fast- Disabling saiarcot895 PPA from /etc/apt/sources.list.d/saiarcot895-ubuntu-myppa-xenial.list Updating packages lists Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: aria2 libc-ares2 libssh2-1 Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them. The following packages will be REMOVED: apt-fast 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 4 not upgraded. After this operation, 120 kB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 92791 files and directories currently installed.) Removing apt-fast (1.8.3~144+git3a6bd77-0ubuntu1~ppa4~xenial1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... PPA purged successfully
Finally run apt autoremove to get rid of unwanted packages and libs too:
$ sudo apt-get --purge autoremove