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Re: Safe removal of pulseaudio



On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 15:57 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> My F8 had a lot of rpm's with libs and binary files that make up a 
> working system. I find it to my advantage to remove these files. I used 
> a method I thought was going to be automatic using "yum". I used "yum 
> remove pulseaudio*" and I got a long list of things being deleted. I 
> didn't pay much attention but discovered my entire system was killed!
> 
>     When I installed F8 and after getting it set up I put the F8 DVD 
> back into the computer and looked at all the rpm's loaded and went to 
> those with pulseaudio in the name. There were about 5 and it was simple 
> to erase them if you picked the right ones first. I used no "rpm -e 
> --nodep" and they all are gone. I then had a total "update" and I looked 
> at /var/log/yum.log and see no more pulseaudio updates. This may have 
> been because I erased the original ones.
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another chapter of 'What Not to Do', brought to you by Karl

it must be noted that this is not the recommended method...whether it
works for Karl, only Karl can say.

Craig


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