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Old 03-23-2004, 04:21 PM   #1
LouisTheDamned
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General Noobie Questions Part 2


First, thanks to all those who helped me understand tarballs and program
installation.

1. Is there a linux equivalent to deltree?

2. is there something other than rm, or a switch for it, that
allows me to delete using wildcards with confirming every one?

3. whats the linux equivalent to format?

4. Is there a general way to uninstall programs?

Im running Mandrake 9.1 primarily using GNOME terminal.

Thanks in advance.

Last edited by LouisTheDamned; 03-23-2004 at 04:26 PM.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 04:29 PM   #2
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1. I'm not that familiar with that command. If its DELete directory TREE try rm -r <directory>
2. rm -i
3. fdformat
4. Usually the package manager program provides an uninstall option. If you compiled from source, see if the make file has an uninstall option. Otherwise, track down what the program installed and delete it file after tedious file .
 
  


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