Subject: Re: uninstalling Abiword on Linux Redhat 7.1
From: gino peregrini (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 22 2001 - 17:53:40 CDT
You may need to use --replacepkgs as well--
"rpm -ivh --replacepkgs [package name]"
I *think* you need to use the -i option with replacepkgs instead of -U
There's also a force option, -f
The command line will work where Gnorpm or the like won't allow
Sam TH wrote:
> 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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