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Old 04-16-2004, 12:30 AM   #1
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how to remove packages


hi

how would i remove packages that came installed with mandrake?

thanks
 
Old 04-16-2004, 12:52 AM   #2
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Just go to the option in the menu to remove packages.
 
Old 04-16-2004, 01:13 AM   #3
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how would i do this through the command line?
 
Old 04-16-2004, 02:22 AM   #4
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urpme package_name
 
Old 04-17-2004, 02:02 PM   #5
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hey thanks win32sux

now how can i find the directory where all the packages are?

i know in slackware i cd to /var/log/packages/ but in mandrake its not there

thanks
 
Old 04-17-2004, 03:44 PM   #6
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Look in /var/cache/urpmi or mabye /usr/src/RPM not sure though, i think that urpm* may delete the rpms after install
 
Old 04-25-2004, 07:53 PM   #7
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hrmm.... i went to all those dirs and all the sub dirs but i still cannot find where the php thing is installed

any suggestions?

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