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Old 01-07-2004, 06:30 PM   #1
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Uninstalling Mozilla


How do I uninstall Mozilla? I want to get rid of an older version and install the latest one.


Thanks,
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:40 PM   #2
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If you are using rpm then to do it then I think

rpm -Uvh

should intall the new over the old.

-U is for update

Let me know if you want other methods
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:41 PM   #3
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thanks. In the install instructions, they say one should not install it over an older version. So I have to unistall the older one first, I think.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:42 PM   #4
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If it came with the RH installation then

rpm -e mozilla
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:44 PM   #5
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Again if you are using rpm then

rpm -e mozilla

-e = erase

Check man rpm
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:45 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by Van Gogh
thanks. In the install instructions, they say one should not install it over an older version. So I have to unistall the older one first, I think.
You shouldn't for mozilla. However, you can have several different versions on the same machine. Download the version from the mozilla page. When you run the installer, install in a directory other than the default one. When you run it you will have to specify the full path to it.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:45 PM   #7
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Again if you are using rpm then

rpm -e mozilla

-e = erase

Check man rpm
Thanks darthux and alar, I get the following error when I use rpm -e


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mozilla = 1.2.1-26 is needed by (installed) mozilla-mail-1.2.1-26
mozilla = 1.2.1-26 is needed by (installed) mozilla-psm-1.2.1-26
mozilla = 35:1.2.1 is needed by (installed) galeon-1.2.7-3
mozilla = 1.2.1-26 is needed by (installed) mozilla-chat-1.2.1-26
mozilla is needed by (installed) plugger-4.0-23
--------------------
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:47 PM   #8
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Are you going to reply darthux?

I use synaptic myself
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:47 PM   #9
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Yeah, so do what I suggested in post #6

edit: The mozilla that comes with RH is 1.2. I use 1.5 just fine. I have both on my machine.


but you could use apt-rpm and synaptic like alar said.

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