Help uninstalling extra languages from Open Office

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Fri Dec 23 08:34:57 UTC 2005


On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 17:04 -0700, David G. Miller (aka DaveAtFraud)
wrote:
> yonas at erimp3.com wrote:
> 
> > Mike McCarty wrote:
> >
> >> I have Open Office installed on my machine FC2. At the time I did
> >> the install, either I missed the ability to specify what to install
> >> or it wasn't presented. In either case, I wound up with a nearly
> >> 1GB directory tree. I would like to shrink this if possible.
> >> In particular, I don't speak or use most of the languages in the
> >> language pack. I might find Spanish and German useful, but not
> >> any of the rest. I've used man, info, and Google, but haven't had
> >> any success at finding out how to *remove* the language pack,
> >> or portions thereof. Reading the OO FAQ hasn't helped, either.
> >>
> >> Would anyone direct me where to do a more successful search for this
> >> information, please?

rpm -qf /path/to/file/you/would/like/to/remove

should point you to the package to remove.

> >> Mike
> >
> >
> > try
> >
> > yum remove openoffice-i18n
> >
> >
> That didn't work but:
> 
> yum remove 'openoffice.org-langpack*'
> 
> did.

That would be because you are using FC4; Mike is using FC2, for which
the "yum remove openoffice-i18n" advice is appropriate.

Paul.




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