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Old 12-29-2003, 10:00 AM   #1
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uninstalling ymessenger


How can I uninstall Yahoo mesenger ? I've rm -rf all the files it installs, but when I want to install another version of it it gives me the message: "Package already installed

The package "ymessenger" is currently installed"

PS: thanks and a happy new year
 
Old 12-29-2003, 10:22 AM   #2
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First, you have to tell how it was installed in the first place.

# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages
Red Hat Linux 8.0 Package Management Tool
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users
redhat-config-users
 
Old 12-29-2003, 10:34 AM   #3
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I have Rh9 and it was installed with a rpm rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386.rpm
 
Old 12-29-2003, 10:45 AM   #4
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See man rpm or Maximum RPM

rpm -e rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386
 
  


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