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Old 01-30-2004, 12:54 PM   #1
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Uninstall a tar.gz


Hello everyone

Last week I downloaded a a program in a .tar.gz formart, and everthing works fine however this program is not really what i wanted so I decided to unstall it.
I did some reseach and i found that the way to uninstall a tar.gz is to cd to the dircectory where the program is and as root type "make unistall". However I can still execute the program, and all the files are still there.

Can someone tell me what im doing wrong?

Im running redhat 9

Thanks
 
Old 01-30-2004, 01:04 PM   #2
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What happened when you typed "make uninstall"?
(I assume "make unistall" is a typo)

From there, we might be able to help.

--Rounan
 
Old 01-30-2004, 01:15 PM   #3
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I assuming that it started deleting files

Here is part of the output after i typed "make uninstall"

Making uninstall in src
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/israel/Programs/k3b-0.10.3/src'
Making uninstall in core
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/israel/Programs/k3b-0.10.3/src/core'
Making uninstall in device
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/israel/Programs/k3b-0.10.3/src/core/device'
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdevicemanager.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdevice.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdevicehandler.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3btoc.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3btrack.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdevicewidget.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdeviceglobals.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdiskinfo.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bcdtext.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bmsf.h
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/israel/Programs/k3b-0.10.3/src/core/device'
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/israel/Programs/k3b-0.10.3/src/core'
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bcore.h
rm -f /usr/local/kde/include/k3bdefaultexte
 
Old 01-30-2004, 01:38 PM   #4
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Hrmmmm.... so it deleted a bunch of stuff. a-yup...

did it give any errors? What were the last couple of lines?

Are the files is said it deleted still there?

--Rounan
 
Old 01-30-2004, 01:41 PM   #5
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no It didn't

I guess im gonna have to delete each file manually
 
Old 02-01-2004, 10:24 AM   #6
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it looks like k3b is installed in another prefix. You could try "which k3b" to find it then add it to configure before doing "make uninstall"
 
  


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