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Try issuing the make uninstall command from the directory that you unpacked and ran all the configure, make, etc. commands in. If that command isn't found(there is a specific error that make gives when you do a make uninstall and it doesn't work, but I can't remember what it is), then my guess is it installed it in /usr/local somewhere. Look around in those folders and delete anything with proftp in the name that you find. There might be a better way to do this, but I'm not sure. Maybe someone else will chime in.
Originally posted by blk96gt I was going to suggest using vim actually. I've never used pico, so I can't really comment on it. If you want to give vi(m) a try, here's what I would do to get it the most user-friendly.
Use the following command to delete the vi symlink that's there by default(it points to the editor joe if I remember right):
Then use this command to make vi a symlink to vim(this is not necessary, but I'm lazy and don't like typing the 'm'):
ln -s /usr/bin/vim /usr/bin/vi
Now what I always do to get a good working config file for vim is copy the default one that came with it to your home directory(and any other users home directory that you want to use vi in):
Now you can try vi out and see how you like it. To get into insert mode, hit the 'i' key. To exit out of insert mode and back to command mode, hit escape. If you want to save without exiting, type in a colon and then a 'w'(ie :w), and then hit enter. To save and exit, type in a colon and then 'wq'(ie :wq). To exit without changing, type in a colon and then 'q!'(ie :q!).
vi is much more powerful then this, and these are just a very minimal set of commands for basic editing. If you find you like vi, or just want to see more of what it can do, I would suggest going through the tutorial. Just copy the /usr/share/vim/vim63/tutor/tutor file to your home directory and then have at it.
Oh, thats wat I meant. I've done all that. Now I need to get it working. How do I execute the program and make it work?
Try to run a make uninstall in the source directory. If that doesn't work, my guess would be that the files were installed in /etc/local, so I would go through the folders there and look for anything with proftp in the name and then delete that.