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Old 07-04-2005, 04:09 AM   #1
maurovezz
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Question Remove package


I installed Nessus on Mandrivia LE2005 with the command "sh ness..sh"; now I see that this package hasn't the gui and I'd like to uninstall it ( for try with the source files).
My question is : how can i Uninstall that software ?
I can't find it with the Mandrivia uninstallation mený and on the RPM package....

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Old 07-04-2005, 06:27 AM   #2
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The easiest way probably is to rerun the install process using checkinstall.
Either it will overwrite the files; in this case, just uninstall the installed RPM with the package manager.
Or it will complain that the files already exist; in this case, you should end up with an archive file containing all the files that were in conflict, each of which is a file to delete.

Please note however: this is pure theory. I've had issues in the past with checkinstall in very special cases. Myself, I would feel confident enough because of my experience with Linux, but you had better know what you're doing.

Yves.

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Old 07-04-2005, 08:13 AM   #3
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reinstall

I'm reinstalling all the software because I see that the GUI installaion fails because I haven't installed GTK +-2.0...
thanks
M
 
Old 07-04-2005, 07:57 PM   #4
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If you didn't install it as an RPM package then its not going to show up in the RPM database and therefore can't be uninstalled by urpmi/rpm. This is way you should always install RPMs for Mandriva if you have the choice. If you head over to http://easyurpmi.zarb.org and setup access to the contrib repository you will see that someone has already made RPMs for nessus (including the GUI) for Mandrivalinux. This will save you a lot of time and trouble trying to compile things from source.

To uninstall the nessus that you've installed using the nessus.org installer try re-running that installer or looking for help on the nessus.org site.
 
  


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