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Old 10-29-2010, 09:34 PM   #16
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Please post exactly what you typed into the terminal.
 
Old 10-29-2010, 11:19 PM   #17
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Please post exactly what you typed into the terminal.
i typed exactly what evo2 said sudo apt-get remove --purge it removed the program but wine is still on my desktop now i downloaded play on linux to run windows programs i installed on it windows media player and about 4 other things showed up on wine they are vfw config ,audio and video config also, uninstall ffdshow i dont know how to get rid of them i tried sudo apt-get remove --purge but it said E: Couldn't find package windows,E: Couldn't find package ffdshow
E: Couldn't find package video
E: Couldn't find package vzacess
 
Old 10-30-2010, 01:48 AM   #18
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:13 AM   #19
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Please break up your posts into sentences: it will make it much easier for us to understand what you are saying.

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i typed exactly what evo2 said sudo apt-get remove --purge it removed the program but wine is still on my desktop now i downloaded play on linux to run windows programs i installed on it windows media player and about 4 other things showed up on wine
What do you mean by "showed up"? Are these icons on your desktop perhaps? If so, you should be able to remove them using your file manager or the command line.

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they are vfw config ,audio and video config also, uninstall ffdshow i dont know how to get rid of them
Perhaps you could post a screen shot showing these things? Then we may be able to tell you how to get rid of them.


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i tried sudo apt-get remove --purge but it said E: Couldn't find package windows,E: Couldn't find package ffdshow
E: Couldn't find package video
E: Couldn't find package vzacess
I don't know of any packages called video or vzacess, so I am not at all surprised that you got these errors.

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Since this is Windows software, it is in no way possible to use your package-manager to uninstall them. Use your file-manager to delete them. In future I would recommend to learn about your package-manager before making further experiments.
Besides that, there are excellent media-players in Linux, so you don't have to use Windows Media Player. It is a absolute must for you to use Windows software, then install Windows to your machine or in Virtualbox.
 
Old 10-30-2010, 07:20 PM   #21
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Please break up your posts into sentences: it will make it much easier for us to understand what you are saying.


What do you mean by "showed up"? Are these icons on your desktop perhaps? If so, you should be able to remove them using your file manager or the command line.


Perhaps you could post a screen shot showing these things? Then we may be able to tell you how to get rid of them.



I don't know of any packages called video or vzacess, so I am not at all surprised that you got these errors.

Cheers,

Evo2.
ok sorry they are on my desktop. I use ubuntu netbook so it might be diff then yours.but on the left side of the screen you have favorites, files and folders accesseries etc... anyway above system is wine you click on it and it shows windows media player, vzaccess which is verizon for teathering program. then you have audio decoder config, video decoder config, vfw config, and uninstall ffdshow. those configs and ffdshow showed up when i installed windows media player. I used playonlinux to install windows media. playonlinux is a frontend for wine. those are the programs i cannot delete. oh how do i do a screenshot for you? i hope that is easier to read. not trying to be a smartbut or nothing just was in a hurry last night.
 
Old 10-31-2010, 11:14 PM   #22
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ok sorry they are on my desktop. I use ubuntu netbook so it might be diff then yours.
I can assure you that it is completely different!

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but on the left side of the screen you have favorites, files and folders accesseries etc... anyway above system is wine you click on it and it shows windows media player, vzaccess which is verizon for teathering program. then you have audio decoder config, video decoder config, vfw config, and uninstall ffdshow. those configs and ffdshow showed up when i installed windows media player. I used playonlinux to install windows media. playonlinux is a frontend for wine. those are the programs i cannot delete.
I strongly suggest that you search the web to see if anyone else has had this problem and what they did about it. This is likely to be the quickest approach to find a solution to your problem, since most people here at linuxquestions.org (AFAIK) don't use wine or related programs.

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oh how do i do a screenshot for you?
Check the menus on your desktop to see if there is anything related to screen shots. Failing that search your package manager (did you read any apt documentation yet?), failing that search the web.

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i hope that is easier to read. not trying to be a smartbut or nothing just was in a hurry last night.
Yes it was better. Next steps: capitalization and paragraphs :-)

Cheers,

Evo2.
 
  


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