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Old 11-03-2007, 07:56 PM   #1
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Smile how do you un-install packages?

hey,anyone show how to un-install packages,little by little.

Old 11-03-2007, 08:04 PM   #2
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if it's a rpm package. All you have to do is rpm -e packagename.
Old 11-03-2007, 08:09 PM   #3
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depends on the distribution

apt-get uninstall for debian-based systems
For redhat entrprise linux up2date
and for Fedora yum

Offhand I am not sure about the syntax of up2date or Fedora.
Old 11-03-2007, 08:13 PM   #4
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Since kwort is Slackware based either use pkgtool (that command in a terminal) or "removepkg <packagename>" (no quotes) or use whatever package manager kwort uses.
Old 11-04-2007, 06:00 AM   #5
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yum -y remove packagename


Will remove package u want to remove from the repository.....

yum -y remove packagename

Mahesh M

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