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Old 12-28-2002, 03:31 PM   #1
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how to uninstall???


How would i uninstall a program...say xcdroast for example, when i was using mandrake everything was in rpms so was easy....but not sure about tarballs...thanks
 
Old 12-28-2002, 04:38 PM   #2
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Usually it's as easy as a:
make uninstall

Other times you might have to locate the binaries and libs associated with the progam and remove them by hand.

If you installed it and it was a Slackware package (.tgz) then you can uninstall with pkgtool

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