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Old 01-05-2008, 11:06 PM   #1
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Question Uninstalling Applications


I'm using FC8 and I recently added a game that I am having problems with. I was tweaking around with the display settings in this game, resulting in my monitor not being able to displaying anything but black. I went to uninstall the game, thinking that reinstallation would set everything back to default. When adding the game again, via the "add remove software" in fedora, I found that nothing had changed at all, and I once again had the black screen. Does anyone know how to successfully reinstall an application?
 
Old 01-05-2008, 11:16 PM   #2
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It may have left a hidden folder of settings in your home folder. To reset everything to default all you have to do is remove that folder, it will recreate it next time it runs.
 
  


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