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Old 07-01-2003, 01:27 AM   #1
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Winex what a big mistake, can someone help me...

Remove winex and ALL of it's contents... I have this TransGaming_Drive in my user's home directory, says it's write protected and cannot be removed with rm TransGaming_Drive.. rm -rf T****_* says it's not a directory. WTF, what is it then? So I switch to root. For root it says it's not a directory with either rm or rm -rf. So how the hell do I get rid of this thing? It's the free versino of the winex3pre tarball. There wasn't any compiling, so can't do make uninstall. Don't see an uninstall feature in ANY of the folders I was able to track down. This really sucks. I got faulty software that doesn't want to be removed.
Old 07-01-2003, 01:40 AM   #2
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Make sure it's actually there, use tab autocompletion, and finally, if all else fails, use quotes:
rm -r "Transgaming_drive"

First use:
ls -l to see what the drive is, if it's a symlink or what.

Old 07-01-2003, 01:42 AM   #3
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Oh it's there alright
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 32 Jul 1 00:48
TransGaming_Drive -> /ho

Hrm, points to my /ho heh. Strange. Anyways, since it looks to be a link how do I go about deleting it?


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