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I've install opera6.1 rpm package on RedHat7.0,
I have an icon in intenet tools, but I can't launch it .
when I try to uninstall it by: rpm -e opera........rpm, it say me that the packge isn't installed, when I try to reinstall it by: rpm -Uvh opera.......rpm, it say me that it is already installed!
-can you help me to uninstall or rinstall it?
still the same problem, I can't launch aopera, When I try to reintall opera it say me that it is already installed, and when I try to uninstall it (by rpm -e <opera...> it say that it is not installed !!!.
Now I wish completly uninstall it. can you help me?
a good thing to note a_hic is that when you install something, the rpm adds it to its datanase with a different name sometimes.
ex. you install a package called opera-???-.rpm, but when you install it the rpm database adds it as opera
So to unistall it you either have to find the correct name of the package as it is added to the rpm database, or you can use the package manager, I think it is called kpackage in KDE to uninstall the package.
I) To find the name of the package:
1) Goto console
2) rpm -q <part of name of package>
ex. rpm -q opera
that will give you the name of the package as it is called in the rpm database.
3) rpm -e <name you got from the above command>
II) To remove using the package manager is straight forward, so I don't need ti explain this.