Uninstalling Data Visualization for Desktop on Mac

You can fully uninstall Oracle DV for Desktop on Mac by downloading this script and following the instructions below.

Right-click on the script and select Save As to save the file on your Mac.

Open Terminal and change the working directory to where the script was downloaded:

Using bash: 

$ cd /location/of/file

Make the script executable and the run it with sudo:

Using bash: 

$ chmod +x ./uninstall-dvdesktop.sh 

$ sudo ./uninstall-dvdesktop.sh

Finally, delete the uninstall script.

Again keep in mind that this is a full uninstall of Oracle Data Visualization for Desktop including all artifacts like data sets and projects.  In case the download does not work here is the contents of the script.


# Uninstall Data Visualization for Desktop on Mac
echo “Uninstalling Data Visualization for Desktop on Mac…”

sudo rm -rf “/Applications/Oracle Data Visualization for Desktop.app”
sudo rm -rf “/Applications/DVDesktop.app”
sudo rm -rf “/Applications/Oracle Data Visualization Desktop Configure Python.app”

# Uninstall All Data and Projects
echo “Uninstalling All Data and Projects…”

rm -rf ~/Library/Application Support/DataVisualization
rm -rf ~/Library/Application Support/DVDesktop
rm -rf $TMPDIR/DVDesktop

echo “Finished Uninstallation process.”


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