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Old 11-18-2004, 10:18 AM   #1
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where do my application files reside?

i'm trying to familiarize myself with using the terminal while attempting to uninstall mozilla that must have come along with my gnome environment. i'm using yellow dog linux 3.0.1 and this is my first day first distro of linux. well first day having a working linux anyway. i basically want to know how to uninstall programs. i can do this seeking out the files and removing them using rm, correct? i'd like to start with mozilla. how do i completely remove it. i want to put firefox on.
Old 11-18-2004, 10:52 AM   #2
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unless you're REALLY short of space then there's no need to remove mozilla just because you want firefox.

a slocate mozilla should find it tho
Old 11-18-2004, 10:57 AM   #3
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i already started to remove mozilla. i want to know where all of the files are.
Old 11-18-2004, 12:06 PM   #4
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how do i remove applications in general and ensure that all components are gone?
Old 11-18-2004, 05:41 PM   #5
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Yellow Dog is RPM based. The RPM uninstall command is "rpm -e PACKAGENAME". So, for example, "rpm -e mozilla" will either uninstall all the files in the Mozilla package, or tell you that Mozilla can't be uninstalled because some other program depends on it.
Old 12-23-2004, 11:09 PM   #6
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rpm --nodeps -e rpmname
that takes care of that!


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