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    removing software

    How do you unistall software compiled from source? This is another of those good to know things.

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    Re:removing software

    Many of the packages comes with instruction on how to remove their specific software packages in either README or INSTALL file. Or otherwise, it's manual deletion of files.

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    Re:removing software

    the occasional package also has a "make uninstall" or "make deinstall" option, give these commands a shot.

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    Re:removing software

    i use checkinstall with every source package i make. it makes life much easier. it is one sweet app.

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