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beanco
May 19th, 2008, 05:12 PM
I have been having problems with the three programs listed.

I want to remove them and then reinstlal them.

I tried it via synaptic it did not work. I really prefer the command line, though I do not know the commands... help me here folks.

thanks

robi

yogo
May 19th, 2008, 05:17 PM
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove

will remove all configuration as well

stchman
May 19th, 2008, 05:24 PM
I have been having problems with the three programs listed.

I want to remove them and then reinstlal them.

I tried it via synaptic it did not work. I really prefer the command line, though I do not know the commands... help me here folks.

thanks

robi

Try this. I will assume hardy.



sudo apt-get -y autoremove firefox-3.0
sudo apt-get -y autoremove epiphany
sudo apt-get -y autoremove evolution


The autoremove removes all unused dependencies.

After that remove the residual config in synaptic.

beanco
May 20th, 2008, 09:21 AM
sorry, i am on fiesty still....


robi

hyper_ch
May 20th, 2008, 09:27 AM
the
-y switch is not recommended when you do it for the first time as you will not be prompted about what will be removed in the end... use it with caution.

beanco
May 20th, 2008, 11:52 AM
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove

will remove all configuration as well


yogo,

all the cinfigureation on this ubuntu box?

hyper_ch

what should I do then?

robi

hyper_ch
May 20th, 2008, 12:18 PM
leave teh "-y" switch away... you will then be presented with what will be removed and you can then say yes or no.

beanco
May 21st, 2008, 04:58 PM
Try this. I will assume hardy.



sudo apt-get -y autoremove firefox-3.0
sudo apt-get -y autoremove epiphany
sudo apt-get -y autoremove evolution


The autoremove removes all unused dependencies.

After that remove the residual config in synaptic.


got htis


rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove evolution
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove firefox
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove epiphany
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$

stchman
May 21st, 2008, 06:09 PM
got htis


rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove evolution
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove firefox
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get - autoremove epiphany
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$

You are typing the wrong thing. Do not type "- autoremove", type each of these in a terminal.


sudo apt-get autoremove evolution


sudo apt-get autoremove firefox


sudo apt-get autoremove epiphany

This is the same command except the removal of -y switch.

beanco
May 21st, 2008, 07:09 PM
Yeah I left the - in when retyping the code... sorry,

but I tired it the way you suggest and got this



rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove evolution
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove firefox
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove epiphany
Reading package lists... Done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
rob@rob-desktop:~$


I am on fiesty as I have said before, fi that makes any difference.

Aslo, while messing round I have managed to remove FF to some degree. at least the icon in the menubar is gone and in the applications/internet there is no FF....

robi