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Re: Removing packages



Yes, i was connected to the net... I kept trying it all day, and at different times, and it still says the same

On 27/03/06, Richard England < rengland europa com> wrote:
Ali Helmy wrote:
> 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.
>
> When I start pirut from the menu, it loads a window that says
> retireving system information, then after a little while displays an
> error: Unable to retrieve system information, then exits
>
> I will try the rpm whay offered by Gordon, but I dunno what wrong with
> pirut... any ideas?
>
> On 26/03/06, *Gordon Messmer* <yinyang eburg com
> <mailto:yinyang eburg com>> wrote:
>
>     Ali Helmy wrote:
>     >
>     > So how exactly do I list find and list all their rpms so that I can
>     > remove them using rpm?
>
>     Determine the path:
>     $ which epiphany
>
>     Determine the package:
>     $ rpm -qf `which epiphany`
>
>     Remove the package:
>     $ yum remove `rpm -qf \`which epiphany\``
>
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You were connected to the net when you tried pirut, yes?

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