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Re: Removing packages



On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 14:38 -0500, Steven Pasternak wrote:
> Ali Helmy wrote:
> > yeah well, how exactly do i "use" yum?
> >
> > yum --... what exactly?
> >
> > On 26/03/06, *Robert P. J. Day* < rpjday mindspring com 
> > <mailto:rpjday mindspring com>> wrote:
> >
> >     On Sun, 26 Mar 2006, 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.
> >
> >     rday
> >
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> > A. Helmy 
> If you are using fedora 5, than use redhat's new graphical frontend to 
> yum, pirut (should say something like 'Add/Remove Software' in the 
> menu). Just go to search and type in the apps you want to get rid of, 
> and select them for removal.
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or cli

yum remove ethereal # etc.

I don't know about removing evolution though...it seems to be too wired
into necessary things if you expect to have a working GNOME without it.
Never tried to remove it and I have read about what a PITA it is to
build it.

Craig


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