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Old 04-18-2005, 10:23 PM   #1
Michael_C15
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How do i uninstall programs?


I have Mandrake 10.1 and I need to know how to remove ndiswrapper and winehq. Is this possible? Im new to linux.
 
Old 04-18-2005, 10:30 PM   #2
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Do

Code:
rpm -qa | grep -i nis
Once you find the package name, then do:

Code:
rpm -e <package name>
That's it. Do the same for whine and any other package you installed with rpm's.

-twantrd
 
Old 04-18-2005, 10:33 PM   #3
Mega Man X
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Hi!

Read this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=45094

Basically, to install a rpm, you do:

Code:
su
rpm -Uvh <name of the package.rpm>
to remove a package, then:

Code:
su
rpm -e program_name
Note that to install, you've to type the hole package name, while to remove, it's only the application name (eg: rpm -e gaim)

If you've installed the program from source, many program are distributed with an uninstaller, found on the same folder you've ran "./configure". Just type "make uninstall".

Since you are using Mandy, learn how to use urpmi, it will make your life way easier:

http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/

Good luck!

EDIT: oops, sorry, twantrd posted first
 
Old 04-19-2005, 12:11 AM   #4
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Thank you both for your fast responces
 
Old 04-19-2005, 03:44 AM   #5
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you could also remove them in mandrake control center -> package manager -> remove package
 
  


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