Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
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.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-23-2005, 05:28 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 39

Rep: Reputation: 15
Unhappy how to uninstall real player in linux

i have installed realplayer in linux. it is .bin file. how can i uninstall it.

thanx in advance
Old 08-23-2005, 09:29 AM   #2
LQ Guru
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 74
You should be able to delete it from the directory that you installed it in. If you chose to create symlinks you also have to remove these manually.
Old 09-15-2005, 04:42 PM   #3
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Fedora 7
Posts: 32

Rep: Reputation: 15
Here is what I tried. I downloaded the rpm file, installed it using "rpm -ivh" and then removed it using "rpm -e" . At least /usr/local/RealPlayer is removed, not sure about the symlinks. Probably the rpm installs the same things as the bin so maybe when uninstalled it'll get rid of what installed by the bin. Where's the syslinks? I want to check whether they're removed too.


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
any one using real player on linux should read this marsques Linux - Security 7 10-14-2005 05:45 PM
Real Player is hosed. Will not work and will not uninstall. timswim78 Linux - Software 4 04-11-2005 10:47 PM
Real Player for Mandrake Linux 10.0 Gins Linux - General 5 02-24-2005 01:53 PM
Real Player 9 for linux 9.0 help neo5p Linux - Software 8 07-28-2004 11:55 AM
How to install Real player in linux ? futurist Linux - Software 19 06-15-2003 05:21 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:26 PM.

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