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Old 10-04-2005, 11:57 PM   #1
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software uninstallation problem

I have redhat linux 9.0...
I was able to configure sound...etc..etc...
But the only problem iam having is to unistall the softwares....

i want to install the new version of mysql 4.1.0 ... but iam not able to do that bcoz there is already some old version (3.x) is there in my system

the same thing happened for java also...

I dont know how to remove those older version seperately.....and install a new version....

Old 10-05-2005, 12:06 AM   #2
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rpm -e mysql
for Java search for the exact package name first with:
rpm -qa | grep -i java
rpm -qa | grep -i jre
rpm -qa | grep -i j2
Then use rpm -e to uninstall the named package. You can also use that 'rpm -qa | grep' command to search for any other mysql packages that might be on the system.

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Old 10-05-2005, 12:31 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot
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Software uninstallation

I have installed one software in redhat linux.
I have uninstalled but that is not properly uninstalled. So i cant uninstall and install the software. can you please help me.

if i again install script error came.

in windows we can repair the software. if there any option in linux.



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