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Re: Removing packages



On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 21:16 +0200, Ali Helmy wrote:
> Hey mates,
> 
> I need to un-install from my computer:
> Epiphany Browser
> Ethereal Network Analyzer
> Chainsaw (log4j viewer)
> LogFactor5 (log4j management GUI)
> Evolution Suite (for mails, schedules, contacts,... etc) 
> 
> 
> So how exactly do I list find and list all their rpms so that I can
> remove them using rpm?
> 
use yum.  
   "yum erase <package>" will do it all for you.
You might be surprised at exactly what effect dependencies will have on
that.  If something else depends upon the package being removed the
other will get removed as well.

The advantage of using yum over rpm is the automatic handling of
dependencies.


> Thanks
> 
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