How to uninstall old KDE
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Tue Mar 9 21:43:06 GMT 2004
Job 317 wrote:
> If updating to KDE3.2 is best done after uninstalling the old KDE
> (3.1.4) what would be the best way to do that?
> I'm on a RedHat 9 machine and the KDE3.1.4 distro is all RPM-based.
I would recommend that you uninstall the RPMs individually. You can use
the option "--nodeps" so you don't have to worry about removing them in the
correct order. To get a list of most of the KDE RPMs installed, execute:
rpm -qa |grep kde
You also need to uninstall Quanta if you have that installed and are
upgrading. For any RPM you have installed, also look for corresponding
It is also possible to uninstall multiple packages with RPM, but this is
Or you can open KPackage and check the RPMs you want to uninstall,
uninstall them, and them immediately logout of KDE.
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