how to uninstall preload?

Parshwa Murdia b330bkn at
Tue Jul 20 17:46:55 UTC 2010

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Rudolf Kastl <che666 at>
> To: Community support for Fedora users <users at>
> Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:39:33 +0200
> Subject: Re: how to uninstall preload?
> 2010/7/20 Suvayu Ali <fatkasuvayu+linux at>:
>> On Tuesday 20 July 2010 01:19 AM, Adalbert Prokop wrote:
>>> A simple
>>> su -c "rpm -e preload"
>>> will also work.
>> However that is not recommended, at least that is what I know. This
>> leaves yum in a state where it is unaware of the removed rpm.
> This is wrong. yum is just a frontend for rpm.
> It is
>> always recommended to use yum over rpm directly. :)
> Yum makes things easier. rpm itsself can handle more complex
> situations (system troubleshooting etc)

Better to use yum then.

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Tim <ignored_mailbox at>
> To: Community support for Fedora users <users at>
> Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 23:58:06 +0930
> Subject: Re: how to uninstall preload?
> On Tue, 2010-07-20 at 17:40 +0530, Parshwa Murdia wrote:
>> as I installed it with, yum, so I am guessing (but I don't
>> know if it is always true), I should use the first command you give,
>> that is,
>> su -c 'yum -y remove preload'
> yum is a front end for making rpm easier to use.  The database keeping a
> record of what rpm packages are actually installed on your computer, is
> managed by rpm (whether you install or remove packages using yum, rpm,
> yumex, or several other front ends for rpm).
> When manually adding or removing just a few packages, the command line
> is probably going to be the quickest way for you to do so.  If you were
> going to install lots of completely separate packages (e.g. such as you
> were going to install a large number of games, by picking them from a
> list which described what they were), then one of the GUI tools might be
> more convenient.
> The advantage of using a front end, rather than rpm directly, is when
> you have to deal with dependencies.  When you use rpm, you have to
> manually add the names of dependent packages to your install command
> line.  But with the front ends, if you try to install a package that
> needs other packages, the front end will also download and install the
> other packages it needs.
> Likewise, when removing packages.  It can take out the other associated
> packages, too.

Now really concept is cleared.

> By the way, please REPLY to messages by using the "reply" function of
> your mail client, NOT the "forward" feature.

You made the wrong assumption that I used Forward function of the mail
client (gmail itself). It was only the Reply function, I used.

Parshwa Murdia

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