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Old 08-16-2005, 01:17 PM   #1
abhisebastian
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how to uninstall messenger


hi friends
i am new to linux environment i tried to install the yahoo messenger , i got the message the installation is successful, and first time i got the login window but now its not working i am using fedora 2 and installed red hat 9 messenger file name is rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386.rpm
i used the command rpm -i rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386.rpm
i want to know how to uninstall
they have asked to click on ymessenger in usr/bin
 
Old 08-16-2005, 01:31 PM   #2
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use the same command, but instead of -i, use -e to remove it. make sure you're in the directory where that rpm file is.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 01:32 PM   #3
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rpm -e ymessenger will uninstall it...

*edit...

jeff beat me to it
 
Old 08-16-2005, 01:37 PM   #4
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hello and welcome to LQ!
to uninstall rpm's :
http://www.faqs.org/docs/securing/chap4sec23.html

check out gaim as a messenger that was built for linux- it lets you log into yahoo:
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/

Hope this helps- post here if you have anymore questions.

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