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  1. #1

    trashin' programs


    Once I install a program from the slackware boot disc, is there any way to get rid of the program? Can I just delete the file and it's corresponding folder? Is there any better way to do it, if any way at all?

  2. #2
    mount the boot disc and the within the boot disc use installpkg
    http://www.slackware.com/config/packages.php
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    As root, run pkgtool. Select remove and select the packages you wish to remove.
    Or, if you just have one or two packages you want to uninstall, as root,
    Code:
    removepkg nameofpkg.tgz
    Be careful though. Once you remove a package, any program that depends on that package will cease to function.
    OH NOOOOO!!!!!! You did it the way I said?

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    Cool its so easy! Thanks, now one more. Does this just have things installed from the slackware disc, or can I use this for other packages too?

  6. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley/g
    Cool its so easy! Thanks, now one more. Does this just have things installed from the slackware disc, or can I use this for other packages too?
    other packages too (as long as they are .tgz). Also look at pkgtool

    However, to download stuff and install you can use slapt-get, swaret, as well as many others
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