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Old 09-28-2003, 12:42 PM   #1
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Another Easy Question

How do I uninstall something I installed from source?
Old 09-28-2003, 12:47 PM   #2
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If you still have the directory you installed and configured from, usually you can perform a 'make uninstall' but other than that, check the README or INSTALL files for the correct way to remove, etc.
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k thank you
Old 09-28-2003, 01:38 PM   #4
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also it may call it ./make clean

or you can search and destroy:

find / -name "*programname*"


rm -rf /the/file/location/filename

make sure you delete only the correct files for the program you are trying to delete.

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