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Old 09-19-2005, 02:37 AM   #1
oliverkazaam41
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How to uninstall software!


Hi am new to linux, I am using Linux SuSe. I have just installed a program, but I dont know how to uninstall it. Is there a builtin program for it like add/remove programs of windows. Thanks!!
 
Old 09-19-2005, 04:06 AM   #2
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How did you install it? As far as I remember, SuSe uses rpm. So maybe you should run the application, open xterm and run ps - so you'll know how the executable is called. Then close the appliation, and run "rpm -qf $(which <known executable name>)" (no quotes, surely). Then try rpm -ev <returned package name without version> and post the output to the forum if it complains.
 
Old 09-19-2005, 07:04 PM   #3
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Is there a builtin program for it like add/remove programs of windows
THere is, have a look in YAST - it has a software install/remove thingy.
 
  


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