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Old 01-04-2004, 11:47 AM   #1
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How do i remove a program?


im trying to remove a program
specifically gAIM
can somene tell me how
thanks

S-M
 
Old 01-04-2004, 11:52 AM   #2
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If you installed with urpmi, it's urpmi removepackage gaim.
If you installed with rpms, it's rpm -e gaim
Or go to your package manager and remove it that way.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 12:28 PM   #3
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i installed with rpm
but
whats an urpmi?
 
Old 01-04-2004, 12:30 PM   #4
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Urpmi is Mandrake's auto download/install/upgrade/uninstall program. Type in 'man urpmi' for more deatails and options.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 04:44 PM   #5
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what about uninstalling a program from a .tar.gz file? Is that a bit more complicated?
 
Old 01-04-2004, 04:55 PM   #6
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It can be done, but you it depends on whether it has an uninstall option. Go to where you ran the "make install" and try "make uninstall" - you'll have to do it as root (with su).
 
  


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