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Old 11-15-2006, 05:00 AM   #1
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I can't remove installed yahoo messenger package in redhat 9


I just install yahoo messenger 1.04 in red hat 9.0. Then I uninstall it by go to installed dir and remove manually. Now I cann't install that pack again, I get a message " this package had installed". I want to reinstall it, can I do it? and how?
 
Old 11-15-2006, 05:21 AM   #2
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did you install it via RPM?

try

rpm -q yahoo

you should get some output as to the yahoo package name, copy it and type

rpm -e <paste output>

should sort you out, if you didnt use rpm... im stumped
 
Old 11-15-2006, 05:28 AM   #3
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I use rpm to install and us rpm -e [package name] to remove after delete dir manually, but it always show that message when I reinstall.
 
Old 11-15-2006, 05:41 AM   #4
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then try re-installing with



rpm -i --force <package name>
 
  


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