LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-28-2003, 12:42 PM   #1
relic5
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: 0
Another Easy Question


How do I uninstall something I installed from source?
 
Old 09-28-2003, 12:47 PM   #2
trickykid
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 234Reputation: 234Reputation: 234
If you still have the directory you installed and configured from, usually you can perform a 'make uninstall' but other than that, check the README or INSTALL files for the correct way to remove, etc.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 12:54 PM   #3
relic5
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Posts: 14

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
k thank you
 
Old 09-28-2003, 01:38 PM   #4
mossy
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: USexIRL
Distribution: *nix
Posts: 849

Rep: Reputation: 30
also it may call it ./make clean

or you can search and destroy:

find / -name "*programname*"

then

rm -rf /the/file/location/filename

~BEWARE~
make sure you delete only the correct files for the program you are trying to delete.

Last edited by mossy; 09-28-2003 at 01:50 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Easy question for ya... speedo Linux - Newbie 2 10-23-2004 05:38 PM
easy question! =P h0bbit Linux - Newbie 2 07-07-2002 06:10 AM
less easy question 5amYan *BSD 4 04-25-2002 06:52 PM
easy question 5amYan *BSD 4 04-25-2002 05:09 AM
Easy Question marlaina1 Linux - General 1 12-28-2001 08:02 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:35 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration