joseph.wakeling at webdrake.net
Tue Sep 23 13:35:58 BST 2008
David Stocker wrote:
> I'm trying to remove LilyPond 2.10.33 (which came bundled with Ubuntu
> Studio 8.04) so that I may install the latest version of the program. A
> typical installation of LilyPond contains an uninstall script that can
> be run by double-clicking an icon labeled 'uninstall-lilypond' but this
> file is nowhere to be found on the system. I also tried uninstalling it
> through the synaptic package manager, however doing so will apparently
> affect the installation of Rosegarden, which I don't want to do. (I
> believe Rosegarden depends on LilyPond for it's notation output).
> Another option would be to simply install the latest version of LilyPond
> and change the path by which the command 'lilypond' accesses the program
> executables. However, since I'm new to Linux, I would probably need
> assistance in doing so.
> Does anyone on the forum have any advice?
Use the command,
sudo aptitude remove lilypond lilypond-doc
You only need to use the lilypond uninstall script if you installed
using Lilypond's shell installer -- the version bundled with Ubuntu
Studio can be installed and uninstalled using Ubuntu's package
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