Re: uninstalling Abiword on Linux Redhat 7.1

Subject: Re: uninstalling Abiword on Linux Redhat 7.1
From: Sam TH (
Date: Tue May 22 2001 - 15:37:08 CDT

On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 09:39:41AM -0500, Christopher Diamond wrote:
> To anyone who might be able to help me. I installed Abiword this past
> weekend and got that strange message about missing fonts..."Times Roman", or
> something like that. Anyways, instead of searching around to find out what
> the message was about, I attempted to uninstall the program. Well,
> actually, I removed all of the files that were placed in the /usr/share, and
> /usr/bin...I assumed this would remove all of the files. I am new to Linux,
> you see. After some searching around, I found out about the strange missing
> font message and decided I would try to reinstall it and fix the problem,
> but, when I try to reinstall it, I get a message that the "package
> abisuite-0.7.14-1 is already installed"...Obviously I did not uninstall it
> correctly. Anyone who can help will be greatly appreciated.

Did you use RPM to install the package in the first place? If you
did, then you should use RPM to uninstall it, with the -e option. And
if it's already installed, you have use the -U option, instead of -i,
to install over the currently installed version.
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