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Uninstall Microsoft Office from macOS completely
#!/usr/bin/env bash
# SOURCES:
# https://gist.github.com/pirafrank/18d62c062e2806c1d183
# SEE THIS EXCELLENT SITE IF GIST FAILS:
# https://office-reset.com
# activate verbose standard output (stdout)
set -v
# activate debugging (execution shown)
set -x
# strict error checking
# set -e
# Logs
log_time=$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S)
# log_file="/tmp/$(basename "$0" | cut -d. -f1)_$log_time.log" # LOCAL only
log_file="/tmp/_$log_time.log"
exec &> >(tee -a "$log_file") # redirect standard error (stderr) and stdout to log
# exec 1>> >(tee -a "$log_file") # redirect stdout to log
# $USER
# Param $3 is logged in user in JSS
if [[ ! -z "$3" ]]; then
logged_in_user=$3
else
logged_in_user=$(logname) # posix alternative to /dev/console
fi
# $UID
# logged_in_uid=$(id -u "${logged_in_user}")
# $HOME
# logged_in_home=$(eval echo "~${logged_in_user}")
# Working directory
if [[ -z "$3" ]]; then
script_dir=$(cd "$(dirname "$0")" && pwd)
else
script_dir=$(mktemp -d)
cd "$script_dir"
fi
# Set $IFS to eliminate whitespace in pathnames
IFS="$(printf '\n\t')"
# Remove MS Apps sans RDP
apps_array=($(find /Applications -maxdepth 1 -name "Microsoft*" ! -name "*Remote Desktop*"))
# printf '%s ' "${app_array[@]}"
echo "Removing Office 2016 apps..."
for a in "${apps_array[@]}"; do
echo "Removed $a."
[[ -d "$a" ]] && rm -rf "$a"
done
# ~/Library PLISTs
declare -a plist_array=(
com.microsoft.errorreporting
com.microsoft.Excel
com.microsoft.netlib.shipassertprocess
com.microsoft.Office365ServiceV2
com.microsoft.Outlook
com.microsoft.Powerpoint
com.microsoft.RMS-XPCService
com.microsoft.Word
com.microsoft.onenote.mac
)
# printf '%s ' "${userLibrArray[@]}"
echo "Cleaning ~/Library..."
cd "/Users/${logged_in_user}/Library/Containers" || exit
for u in "${plist_array[@]}"; do
# echo "Removed $u."
[[ -f "$u" ]] && rm -f "$u"
done
cd "/Users/${logged_in_user}/Library//Group Containers" || exit
con_array=($(find "/Users/${logged_in_user}/Library/Group Containers" -maxdepth 1 -name "UBF8T346G9*"))
for c in "${con_array[@]}"; do
# echo "Removed $c."
[[ -f "$c" ]] && rm -f "$c"
done
# further cleaning
echo "Cleaning system folders..."
[[ -e "/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/MAU2.0" ]] && rm -rf "/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/MAU2.0"
[[ -e "/Library/Fonts/Microsoft" ]] && rm -rf "/Library/Fonts/Microsoft"
# /Library PLISTs
declare -a plist_array=(
com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper.plist
com.microsoft.office.licensingV2.helper.plist
com.microsoft.Excel.plist
com.microsoft.office.plist
com.microsoft.office.setupassistant.plist
com.microsoft.outlook.databasedaemon.plist
com.microsoft.outlook.office_reminders.plist
com.microsoft.Outlook.plist
com.microsoft.PowerPoint.plist
com.microsoft.Word.plist
com.microsoft.office.licensingV2.plist
com.microsoft.autoupdate2.plist
com.microsoft
com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper
com.microsoft.office.licensingV2.helper
)
# printf '%s ' "${plist_array[@]}"
for s in "${plist_array[@]}"; do
# echo "Removed $s."
[[ -f "$s" ]] && rm -f "$s"
done
# MSO 2016 legacy receipts; not present in newer 365 installs
find "/Library/Receipts" -name "Office2016_*" -exec -rm -r -rf {} \;
# STATIC
# /Library PLISTs
# declare -a pkg_array=(
# com.microsoft.package.DFonts
# com.microsoft.package.Fonts
# com.microsoft.package.Frameworks
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_AutoUpdate.app
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_Excel.app
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_OneNote.app
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_Outlook.app
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_PowerPoint.app
# com.microsoft.package.Microsoft_Word.app
# com.microsoft.package.Proofing_Tools
# com.microsoft.package.licensing
# )
# DYNAMIC
pkg_array=($(pkgutil --pkgs-plist | awk -F '[<>]' '/com.microsoft.package/ {print $3}'))
# printf '%s\n' "${$pkg_array[@]}"
echo "Making your Mac forget about Office 2016..."
for p in "${pkg_array[@]}"; do
# echo "Removed $p."
[[ ! -z "$p" ]] && pkgutil --forget "$p"
done
echo "Fini!"
# deactivate verbose and debugging stdout
set +v
set +x
unset IFS
exit 0
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musicjunkieg commented May 15, 2019

I get an error

/Users/bryanguffey/Downloads/officeuninstall/uninstall_office_2016.sh: line 8: syntax error near unexpected token >' /Users/bryanguffey/Downloads/officeuninstall/uninstall_office_2016.sh: line 8: exec &> >(tee -a "$uninstallLog")'

When I run this.

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pythoninthegrass commented Jan 3, 2020

I get an error

/Users/bryanguffey/Downloads/officeuninstall/uninstall_office_2016.sh: line 8: syntax error near unexpected token >' /Users/bryanguffey/Downloads/officeuninstall/uninstall_office_2016.sh: line 8: exec &> >(tee -a "$uninstallLog")'

When I run this.

Hey there.

Apologies for the delay, don't monitor this gist, but in the stderr output, it tells you what happened -- on line 8, a stray single quote got added to the script reading exec &> >(tee -a "$uninstallLog")' instead of exec &> >(tee -a "$uninstallLog").

Cheers

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