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Old 10-11-2003, 11:08 AM   #1
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hi everyone!
i've just realized i have no idea on how to uninstall application...quite embarassing, even though i AM a newbie...
Old 10-11-2003, 01:19 PM   #2
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If you installed from source, then many times you can do
"make uninstall" to uninstall it
If you installed from RPM, well, i hate rpms because the first time i tried using it, it kind of died, leaving me with a bad impression. But I have heard (from other posts) that RedHat has a Install/Uninstall program like windows, never used it though.
Old 10-11-2003, 01:23 PM   #3
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'rpm -e <file_name' will erase.(unistall)
'rpm -qa <program_name>' will show the file name.
Old 10-11-2003, 02:24 PM   #4
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i don't use rpms if i don't have to...thanx jq, i'll try it next time i need somthing uninstalling (this was not an urgent question, just wanted to know)
Old 10-11-2003, 08:50 PM   #5
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if that fails, just delete the files (if you can find them)


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