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Old 09-14-2003, 11:23 AM   #1
Maarten_Holland
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How to remove/reinstall Proftpd on SuSE 8.1?


Hello, I'm pretty new to Linux: I've managed to install the proftpd tarball but it installed in the wrong directory, so I want to remove proftpd and reinstall it.

In Yast2 I can't find proftpd (though it is installed and working, kind of...). Can you tell me how I can remove it from shell?

Thanks a lot!
 
Old 09-14-2003, 11:48 AM   #2
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What do you mean it installed to the wrong directory? If you still have the directory you configured from, you know the ./configure, make and make install, most of the time you can do a 'make uninstall' to remove the package and then reconfigure again.

Try reading the docs at www.proftpd.org for more details. I'm sure they mention how to remove, or configure properly.
 
Old 09-14-2003, 02:13 PM   #3
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Well, it isn't really in the wrong directory, it installed in /usr/local/sbin but I wanted it to install somewhere else (I can do that with ./configure, can't I?).

But I guess I leave it in /usr/local for the time being. Just have got to figure out how I can configure it to open another directory in /srv/www because I can't find out how to do that.

Does anyone know what I need to put in proftd.conf to open /srv/www for a specific user?
 
  


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