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Old 12-17-2002, 10:14 AM   #1
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Question Uninstalling files

I'm very new to linux
I have RedHat 7.3
I understood how to unpack, compile and install src files,
but I was wandering, how to uninstall a program ?
I installed Proftpd but I was wishing to uninstall it in order
to install Pureftpd.
Is there some automated procedure to remove all installed files ?
Do I have to do it manually ?

Old 12-17-2002, 12:00 PM   #2
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if you used an rpm to install
rpm -e proftpd
Old 12-17-2002, 12:20 PM   #3
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if you look carefully on many of you INSTALL files you will find out you can type "make clean" to delete some files
Old 12-17-2002, 12:33 PM   #4
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ok thanks I will try it


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