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Old 06-08-2002, 06:32 AM   #1
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Smile Slackware 8 Uninstalling


Right another newbie question. So i untarred and unzipped and ''made'' my downloaded proggie in my /home directory. (propably th wrong one; but thats my last question) Anyway how do i uninstall my program. Should I unmake'' it? (how do I do that) And what is the best way to get rid of all files from that program... I want to that as fast as possible without polluding my sustem with program files...
thx;
 
Old 06-08-2002, 06:52 AM   #2
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WOAHHHH

do NOT double post... you already agreed not to!
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i get the impression that you only just found the slack forum, but that's no excuse. just remember next time ok? thanks
 
Old 06-08-2002, 07:00 AM   #3
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To 'unmake' you would type 'make uninstall' But that's only if the person who made the file also made an unistall for it. If you didn't do a make install yet, then you are still ok. No install stuff has been done as far as I can remember.
 
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hey.. this is a DOUBLE POST... do NOT reply to them!!!!
 
Old 06-08-2002, 07:05 AM   #5
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OH sorry. <delete>previous helpful reply</delete>
 
Old 06-08-2002, 07:06 AM   #6
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well the "previously helpful reply" has already been stated by someone else in the OTHER thread.. hence double posts being BAD
 
  


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