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Old 01-30-2004, 02:33 PM   #1
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Uninstalling RPMS


How do you uninstall RPMs?
 
Old 01-30-2004, 02:38 PM   #2
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rpm -e <packagename>
without the <>
 
Old 01-31-2004, 03:51 AM   #3
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You might want to type rpm -qa | grep <program-name> to get your program's package name.

rpm -qa lists all the rpm packages you have installed

| grep <program-name> looks in the list for your program name.

Let's say I want to uninstall RealPlayer. If I type rpm -e RealPlayer, rpm will say that I don't have it installed, even though I do.

So I type rpm -qa | grep RealPlayer and I get this line: RealPlayer-8.0-1

Then I type rpm -e RealPlayer-8.0-1 and it works! (Unless there are dependencies to uninstall as well)
 
  


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