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Old 08-19-2003, 09:54 PM   #1
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Rpm packages


I just installed Kopete via rpm and realized it's the wrong version, not the latest. Now I want to remove it and install the updated version. Easy right? Not for me...

I am using rpm -e package.rpm and I am told it's not installed. I then looked at my system logs and the package name is there so I tried agian and samething happened. So what am I doing wrong? What's the best route here, to remove the version and install the new (if I can) or to upgrade (no clue how to do that). Sorry for the newb question but....


Old 08-19-2003, 10:00 PM   #2
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rpm -e kopete should be enough.

It won't work if you add the .rpm, you can also do rpm -e full-name-of-package, but without ending with .rpm.


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