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I just installed Slackware 9.1 last night (yay for the newbie) and everything is going well.
However, I have no idea how to remove some of the pre-installed packages that were added during setup. I want to remove packages like Mozilla and the 4 X mail clients that I have no intention of using (I've got suitable replacements).
Originally posted by RucasRiot Or just don't install them in the first place
Anywho, I end up installing Netscape sometimes just to get the /usr/bin/netscape file, then I copy it as /usr/bin/firefox, uninstall Netscape, then change the paths in the new file to point to firefox. That is, at least, if I don't just have my launchers pointing directly to my firefox program itself.
Originally posted by RucasRiot A better way to do that would be to create a symbolic link.
ln -s /usr/bin/linkto /usr/bin/linkfrom
When something tries to accesss "linkfrom" they will access "linkto" instead.
I don't follow.... Sometimes I end up just doing ln -s /usr/local/lib/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox, but then it doesn't really do the same thing as the /usr/bin/netscape command. The script for launching Netscape calls for some other commands, not too many, but I always forget what they are.