Uninstalling Omniverse on Ubuntu Linux


I installed Omniverse to my local dev workstation with the intent of evaluating Isaac Sim. I’m done with the evaluation, and would like to completely remove Omniverse from my workstation. However, I have been unable to locate documentation explaining how to do this. I’m running Ubuntu Linux 18.04, Cinnamon desktop.

Any advice is greatly appreciated,

P.S. some observations:

  • The binary AppImage silently installed the Omniverse Launcher in such a way that it pops up on my desktop at startup, and sits in my System Tray. That’s really obnoxious (the “silent” part).
  • The System Tray interface provides a checkbox that supposedly lets me turn of the auto-startup thing, but it doesn’t work. At login, I’m still confronted with a giant Omniverse Launcher window.

For posterity, I figured-out how do do this, and it’s painless (not ‘obnoxious’ at all):

  • Menu->Startup Applications.
  • Select omniverse-launcher.
  • Click “Remove”.
    At next reboot, Launcher won’t run. If you’d like to re-enable it, just run the AppImage again.

Thanks for the update, @user127149 - and don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any other questions in your quest!

By the way, GTC Spring 2022 has been announced, is all virtual, and free! To register and receive the latest news: GTC 2022: #1 AI Conference

Please consider joining us there! :)


P.S. The Omniverse documentation site has more info and links to all tutorial videos (under the “Learning and Feedback” category on left nav bar): Omniverse Platform Overview — Omniverse Developer documentation

he / him | LinkedIn | Discord ID: Prof E#2041
Omniverse: “A New Era of Collaboration and Simulation” (video)
Omniverse Create’s latest features show & tell: Twitch livestream.
As seen in VentureBeat | Physics Showcase

Omniverse Resources:
Omniverse | Documentation | Tech Requirements | Videos | Roadmap | Twitter | Discord | Twitch

PLEASE NOTE: If you are reporting a bug/issue, please provide OS, GPU, GPU Driver, the version of the app, and full log file (if applicable). For crashes, please zip and provide a link to your logs → C:\Users\ [YOUR NAME] \ .nvidia-omniverse\logs

This topic was automatically closed 14 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.