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Old 06-01-2003, 12:52 PM   #1
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Removal of Java Runtime Environment (JRE)


Hello,

I was trying to install JRE on my system and screwed up the install the first time doing it. So, I removed all trace files and was going to download it again.

I wanted to make sure all traces were gone so I ran a locate java from the shell and it brought up all sorts of files that I thought I had deleted. However, in the GUI it doesn't show the files. How can I tell if the files are indeed gone or not?
 
Old 06-01-2003, 11:02 PM   #2
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updatedb first, then run a locate:
su -
enter root pass
updatedb &&
locate java

Cool
 
Old 06-02-2003, 02:52 PM   #3
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Okay, well apparently it was installed, however, how do I remove all traces of it and start over again? Thanks.
 
Old 06-02-2003, 03:17 PM   #4
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Well whatever locate java returns will give you your answer. That is where java is still installed.
 
Old 06-03-2003, 02:36 AM   #5
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Okay, well apparently it was installed, however, how do I remove all traces of it and start over again? Thanks.
How did you "try" to install it before? If you just copied the binary tarball over to /usr/local/java or something like that, a rm -r of the java directory should suffice. Remove the $PATH variable you changed (assuming you did) and that should be good. IF you used an rpm, an:
rpm -e java
Should also suffice. So, it depends on how you "attempted" to install it that will determine the course of uninstall.

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Old 06-03-2003, 06:44 AM   #6
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I got it installed yesterday. Thanks.
 
  


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