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Old 10-28-2004, 03:46 AM   #1
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uninstalling an application


To view the compiled html help files (.chm), I installed xchm ( which required me to install additional two packages, namely chmlib and wxgtk), but I couldn't run it. those all were in tar.gz and I extracted, compiled and installed as it it said in the book. Now I want to uninstall and try my chance again in installing. How can I uninstall them? (make uninstall didn't work).

Thanks for your answer(s) in advance.
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If you installed them using "make install" and "make
uninstall" isn't implemented you can't (easily). Method
a) read the makefile and follow the steps it takes
in installation and remove them manually ... method b)
install checkinstall, do the make install again, and then
remove them with the package management system of
your distro, rpm, apt or removepkg ... if none of those
are for you stick with method a) ;)



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