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Old 06-04-2002, 02:33 PM   #1
a_hic
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how uninstalling a program?


I've installed a program by :

./configure
make
make install

how do I to uninstall it?
 
Old 06-04-2002, 02:39 PM   #2
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Usually certain programs may vary, but some have a make uninstall option. Read the README and INSTALL files that came with the program which usually have instructions of uninstalling the program.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 04:30 PM   #3
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If all else fails, run make install > somefile.txt and you'll have a log of the installation process (including every filename created) in somefile.txt. You can then delete every file that the installation process created manually. Since this is Linux, you don't have to worry about leftover registry entries, once you get all the files, you've uninstalled it.
 
  


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