Uninstalling a downloaded program.
darkweasel at euirc.eu
Tue Dec 30 14:25:31 UTC 2008
Tab Gilbert schrieb:
> Yesterday I downloaded and installed
> using the nautilus Package Installer on an Intrepid laptop. I am not
> certain but I think some how it bonked the wireless. I would like to
> uninstall it to see if it is causing the problem. I did not change
> the repositories but simply downloaded and installed. I searched the
> mail list archive and the forums and it appears that
> sudo apt-get remove --purge PROGRAM
> is the correct method for removing the program.
> So, Am I correct in using
> sudo apt-get remove --purge nautilus-dropbox_0.5.0-1_i386_ubuntu_8.10.deb
> to remove it and see if this is the cause of my wireless problem?
> I am just using my version of a systematic approach and the wireless
> worked before the dropbox install. It is the only real change I have
> made to the system before it stopped working.
sudo apt-get remove --purge nautilus-dropbox
This is most likely the package name - which is different from the filename.
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