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Old 01-04-2003, 01:04 PM   #1
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Oops.... How do I uninstall?


I just installed wu-ftp in /root, which is probably not the best place for it. How do I uninstall it? It came in a .tar.gz file, but I was also wondering about uninstalling rpm stuff, too. A Linux Google search didn't turn up anything helpful.

Thanks.
 
Old 01-04-2003, 01:12 PM   #2
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maybe you should try picking your search terms a little more carefully.

in the source directory run "make uninstall" but i wouldn't be too sure you acutally have installed it there, did you specify a --prefix=/root or such like to the ./configure script for wu-ftp?

please search this site for more info on software management
 
Old 01-04-2003, 02:30 PM   #3
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When you install from source the install location is determined by the configure script that is run when you ./configure. As acid_kewpie said, unless you added a --prefix=/root it probably installed in the default location (/usr/local). It is perfectly fine to remove the source tree from /root after installing (rm -rf directory_name).

Uninstalling RPM's is super easy: just "rpm -e packagename"
 
  


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