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Old 02-15-2003, 06:43 PM   #1
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How to uninstall programs


I want to install the latest version of Mozilla but I want to first uninstall the previous version of it. What is the best way to go about this? Do I just delete the Mozilla folder?
 
Old 02-15-2003, 06:49 PM   #2
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how did you install it? rpm? binary? actually as mozilla is somethign of a monolithic program you can probably just delete the directory, but if you can remove it via rpm etc, it's best as keeps things cleaner (and is generally bad practise for most applciations)
 
Old 02-15-2003, 08:55 PM   #3
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I think Mozilla was installed on the machine when I installed Linux RH 7.3.

I tried rpm -q m* and nothing came up.
 
Old 02-15-2003, 09:56 PM   #4
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Can RPM check for dependencies?

I've started removing Mozilla. Thanks for help.
 
Old 02-15-2003, 10:46 PM   #5
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sorry to butt in, but if something is installed using:
Code:
./configure
make
make install
then how would you uninstall it? i have always wondered and never gotten around to asking

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Old 02-15-2003, 10:53 PM   #6
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Try "make deinstall"
 
Old 02-15-2003, 11:10 PM   #7
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Try rpm -e --nodeps <package name>
This forces the uninstall and ignores any dependencies.
 
Old 02-15-2003, 11:22 PM   #8
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Try "make deinstall""

Try "make uninstall" instead.

There's an "uninstall" app on freshmeat for tarballs.
 
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cheers guys
 
  


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