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Old 12-04-2003, 02:40 AM   #1
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How to uninstall previous versions?


This is just a quick question that i need to ask you guys........ How do you uninstall an earlier version of a program once you've installed a later version of it? For example, I just downloaded the new gaim 0.74 and i need to uninstall the earlier version of gaim already installed on my com... how do i do that?

Thanks - Timberwolf
 
Old 12-04-2003, 03:31 AM   #2
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what distro are u using?
 
Old 12-04-2003, 04:21 AM   #3
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and how did u install it

RPM

or

u compiled it?
 
Old 12-04-2003, 04:41 AM   #4
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I'm using Red hat 8.... i want to uninstall gaim which came with the installation....
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:11 AM   #5
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rpm -e gaim will do the trick
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:18 AM   #6
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but won't it uninstall the current version of gaim too?
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:42 AM   #7
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You can specify the version number

rpm -e gaim-0.whatever

John
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:59 AM   #8
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ok... THANKS A LOT !
 
  


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