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Old 08-20-2004, 06:29 PM   #1
xterminator890i
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Talking uninstalling software


Hello!

One thing in Linux is that once you install something it kinda gets obscure as to where the installed parts of a given software package is.

can anyone tell as to how to keep track of such installationg and whats the "best" way to uninstall the unwanted software quickly and effectively!

thanks!
 
Old 08-20-2004, 06:48 PM   #2
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Hi!

If you are installing from RPMs use "rpm -e package.rpm" .
If you compile your progs by yourself, keep the directory where you did the compilation and installation [the one where you did "./configure", "make", "make install"]. Usually you can uninstall from there with "make uninstall".

Hope this helped!
Boby
 
Old 08-20-2004, 07:13 PM   #3
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thanks man, one more thing is there any good site where I can find ALL the dependencies Easily!

It really becomes exasperating when one installs one dependency only to find out that there are some other dependencies missing!
 
Old 08-20-2004, 09:26 PM   #4
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The best site that I have found is
http://www.rpmseek.com/index.html
And another good site
http://www.rpmfind.net/
 
  


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