Category Archives: Kibana

How to uninstall Elasticsearch and Kibana



(1) Remove previous versions of ElasticSearch:

(2) Remove the ElasticSearch directories:

(3) Install ElasticSearch 1.6:

(4) Start the service:

(5) Test if it works:


Remove Kibana

Things you can use to resolve this situation:

  1. reinstalling and then removing
  2. single remove without purge
  3. force installing and removing
  4. force removing by dpkg

How do I determine the total size of a directory (folder) from the command line?

The command du “summarizes disk usage of each FILE, recursively for directories,” e.g.,

How to find the path of the local git repository when I am possibly in a sub-directory?

How do I remove a folder?

Be sure the folder is really empty (hidden files/folders might be in there). Look at the file contents again with

If you’re absolutely certain that it doesn’t contain anything you want to have (including subdirectories), delete it with

The -r makes it delete the folder (and subfolders), even if it is non-empty, -f is for force (this might be unnecessary).

How to know elastic search installed version from kibana?

/opt/kibana/bin/kibana --version