Uninstall programs in Linux

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 00:19:20 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 01:01 +0100, Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-11-24 at 17:40 -0500, Frank McCormick wrote:
> >    AFAIK the command using checkinstall is not "checkinstall make
> > install" but more simply just "checkinstall".
> I haven't used it in a while, that's why I added that the OP should read
> the manpage :)
> But it says here [1]: "As root run: checkinstall -D make install".
> [1] http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/147

I've always just used < sudo checkinstall >. And, it installs the
package for you as well as putting the package in the source folder for
you to save and use for other things.
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