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I am running a dual boot WinXP/Red Hat 9.0 system that has been going great. I have experienced a few problems along the way and this is the only unsolved ...
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- 01-03-2004 #1
- Join Date
- Jan 2004
WineX -- A wonder at uninstalling!
I am running a dual boot WinXP/Red Hat 9.0 system that has been going great. I have experienced a few problems along the way and this is the only unsolved one
I wanted to play my windows games (specifically Jedi Knight: Outcast) on Linux so I decided to check out this program I heard about called 'WineX'. After visiting their site i decided that the free way was the way to go but since i'm new to Linux I decided to look for an RPM. I finally found this site: http://www003.portalis.it/115/ and downloaded their RPM. I double clicked on it and the RPM installer appeared. It asked no questions and just ran through some progress bars! After this I could not find the installation so I decided to reinstall WineX through the source on the WineX site. And In order to do this I was pretty sure I needed to uninstall WineX so this is what I did:
I started console and did $rpm -i winex....
It said 'package already installed'
So then i did $rpm -e winex..... to uninstall it and this is the message i got:
'No such package installed'
After this I was stunned. What can I do?
- 01-03-2004 #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2002
- New Zealand
rpm -qa|grep -i wine
this shoudl show up what is installed, its possible its isntalled under a different name so wont remove but shares files or something.