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Old 12-03-2003, 07:48 PM   #1
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Removing rpms manually

I'm trying to clean up a default installation of Red Hat, removing things such as printing etc, things that I don't need. On trying to remove some of the latter, finding indications of their dependancies, I came across one dependancy that is in the 'Standard Packages' group of 'KDE Desktop Environment'. The package is 'Desktop Printing - Nautilus.....' and I would like to get rid of it if possible so I can slim things down a little.
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man rpm

       The general form of an rpm uninstall command is

                rpm -e <package_name>+

              Remove all versions  of  the  package  which  match
              <package_name>.  Normally  an  error  is  issued if
              <package_name> matches multiple packages.

              Don't execute  the  preuninstall  or  postuninstall

              Don't  execute  scripts  which are triggered by the
              removal of this package.

              Don't check dependencies  before  uninstalling  the

Old 12-05-2003, 09:44 PM   #3
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man is a useful fellow, thanks


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