Removing a package installed by dpkg

First locate the package name:

$ dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall | grep -i 'chrome'
google-chrome-unstable				install
xserver-xorg-video-openchrome			install

Now remove it by either

apt-get remove

or

dpkg -r 

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