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- Subject: Re: unistall?
- From: Lionel Pinkhard <lionelpi at mweb dot co dot za>
- Date: Wed, 2 Jan 1980 00:11:34 +0000 (UTC)
- Reply-To: glibc-linux at ricardo dot ecn dot wfu dot edu
rpm -e packagename
On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Gerald Marewo wrote:
> Is there a way of uninstalling a package on linux?
> Say one installed two versions of the same program and wants to do
> away with the older version. Is there a standard procedure like
> there is for installing?
> I tried reading the man pages for rpm but, I do not fully
> understand how use the program to do the job. The syntax is a
> little confusing.
> Or maybe yast? The problem is that I am not root and so I have to
> go through the system administrator. He is new as the administrator
> and not an expect.
> Any form of help would be greatly appreciated.
> Gerald Marewo
> Free Unix Systems and their Vi versions
> FreeBSD; OpenBSD; Linux: Debian, RedHat, Suse