How to purge completly a broken MySQL
sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Sat Jan 10 23:49:26 UTC 2009
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 04:07:25PM -0500, steve wrote:
>> Hal Burgiss wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 02:41:20PM -0500, stan wrote:
>>>> How can I force a complete purge of this package?
>>> apt-get purge ....
>>> AFAIK, that will remove all remnants of the original installation.
>> sudo apt-get remove --purge packagename
> That results in:
> Package mysql-server-5.0 is not installed, so not removed
thats what you wanted, so now re install mysql
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