[mythtv-users] newbie question

Clayton Aucoin abbphan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 05:02:53 UTC 2007


I didn't actually install with an RPM.  I compiled from binarys from the
MythTV.org site.  Is there any way to remove a compiled program?

-Clayton

On 2/6/07, Scott <list-mythtv at bluecamel.eml.cc> wrote:
>
>
> On Feb 6, 2007, at 9:07 PM, Clayton Aucoin wrote:
>
> > OK, so I have had some problems with MySQL install/configuration
> > and MythTV, but thanks to this list, I think I have these problems
> > solved.  I do, however, have one other problem.  I want to remove
> > my MythTV installation and start completely over, but I don't know
> > how to do this.  I installed mythtv from a binary (I guess like
> > everyone else?) and don't know how to go about removing those types
> > of installs.  I've only been a complete Linux user for about 3 or 4
> > months, so I'm still learning.  I'm running SLED 10 32bit if that
> > helps/means anything.  Any help on this issue would be GREATLY
> > appreaciated.  Thanks in advance.
>
> As far as I know SLED10 still uses rpm for packages. So some of the
> following commands might work for you:
>
> To find all packages with the word "myth" in the name of the package:
> rpm -qa | grep -i myth
>
> Not needed to remove a package, but useful to know to see all files
> belonging to a package <packagename>:
> rpm -ql <packagename>
>
> For each mythtv <packagename> found with the previous command:
> rpm -e <packagename>
>
>
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> Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
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>
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