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Old 09-29-2003, 09:22 PM   #1
hamish
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seeing what is installed


Hi there,
I have been trying to get all my onboard nvidia stuff working on my ASUS A7N266-VM mobo.

I know that you can see which RPMs are installed by rpm -qa

Is there anyway to see what has been installed from source? That is, what programs I have installed by ./configure, make, make install.

many thanks

Hamish
 
Old 09-30-2003, 02:15 PM   #2
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It's good practice to keep all the sources for the stuff you install. What I do is:
1) grab some new goodie I want to install
2) move tarball to /usr/src
3) unpack; remove old tarball; ./configure ; make ; make install
4) repack to a new tarball, called xxx-.1.2.3-installed.gtz

This way, I can tell what I've installed, and can unpake and make remove or make uninstall (if the Makefile includes those).

-Larry
 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:32 AM   #3
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Larry,

thanks for that tip. I have move my tarballs now.

Many thanks
Hamish
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:10 AM   #4
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which <name>,whereis <name>
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:43 AM   #5
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if you install from source, try to use 'checkinstall'. It tries to monitor your "make install", and create a package with the installed files. you can use your package manager to remove the files
 
  


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