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Old 05-27-2004, 03:38 AM   #1
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Uninstalling a software

i installed some rpm packages like xfce4 and i resolved to remove them off my system. How do i do this? What command will it be?
Old 05-27-2004, 04:19 AM   #2
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rpm -e <package_name>

If you aren't sure how the package itself is named in the system then first make a query

rpm -qa | grep <name_you_think_it_is>

example for the query:
rpm -qa | grep kernel
This will list all rpms where the name includes the word "kernel".


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