how to uninstall preload?
sanjay.ankur at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 11:37:45 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-07-21 at 13:25 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Parshwa Murdia wrote:
> >> From: Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>
> >> I know that I have yum-installed X in the past,
> >> and it has installed X, together with Y and Z,
> >> Then I have yum-removed X,
> >> and it has listed X, Y and Z, and a large number of other packages
> >> to be uninstalled.
> > Really.
> It was a KDE package that I installed, I don't recall which.
> When I yum-removed it, it tried to take almost all my KDE packages
> with it.
> So I removed it with rpm.
> This was some time ago, Fedora-12 or possibly Fedora-11.
> It is conceivable yum has changed since then
> in such a way that this could not happen now.
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
An easy way to remove a recently installed package is using the "yum
history" command. Please look it up, seth has been posting about it
>From one of his posts on the devel list:
> A handy alternative to looking at the yum.log:
> yum history list
> then you can see the transactions by date.
> yum history info <transaction id>
> to get a lot of info on what changed.
> for more info.
Just thought it was worth mentioning.
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