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Old 03-21-2012, 11:35 PM   #1
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how to remove module

I have installed some application / module to my Redhat server , some of them are download from CPAN which are perl module , it waste some HD space , the package have installer file , but do not have uninstall file , therefore , even I remove the directory , there are still some files are left on the server .

Can advise if I want to remove these module , what can I do ?

Old 03-22-2012, 01:00 AM   #2
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modprobe -r <module>
if you want to remove it for once


remove the module from
(note that you need to know where your modules is).


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