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Old 02-11-2005, 09:03 AM   #1
meh1
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Question How do you uninstall compiled software packages?


I'm using Suse Linux 9.2 Professional. I installed Digikam software package using "./configure, make, make install ". The installation went well... but the software doesn't work, ie can't talk to my digital camera. So, I download the digikam rpm for Suse 9.2 and used YAST to install the rpm. The installation went well, no errors. Now, when I try to start the software... I click on the icon and it just bounces and flashes... but the software won't start. Anyway, I used YAST to uninstall the digikam rpm... now I want to uninstall the digikam software package that I compiled... but I don't know the command to accomplish this. ie, I want to completely remove the software package and start fresh the the latest digikam rpm for Suse. I'm thinking there was probably some conflict with both the rpm and compiled package.


Thank you,

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Old 02-11-2005, 10:35 AM   #2
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Go to the directory you installed from, and try the command 'make uninstall'. *Some* apps use this syntax. Otherwise, you need to figure out where the various parts went, and delete them by hand....
 
Old 02-11-2005, 11:36 AM   #3
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Go to the directory you installed from, and try the command 'make uninstall'. *Some* apps use this syntax.
If you deleted that folder, you can recompile the program using the exact parameters like the first time. Then use make uninstall.

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Old 02-11-2005, 11:52 AM   #4
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If you deleted that folder, you can recompile the program using the exact parameters like the first time. Then use make uninstall.

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You don't even need to recompile the program, just use the ./configure with theexact same parameters and then do a make uninstall.
 
  


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