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17.2.2. Removing software

Click Applications > System Tools > Terminal to open the command line.
Type:
su -c 'yum remove 
application
'
Where application is the name of the program you wish to remove.
If you are unsure of the exact name of your desired installation, you can search your installed repositories for a keyword:
su -c 'yum search 
keyword
'
Where keyword is the word you wish to search for among the names and descriptions of programs in the available repositories.
After using the yum remove command, you will be prompted for the computer's root password. Type in the root password and press 'Enter'. You will not see the password as you type. The terminal will start giving information about the application, and end with Is this ok [y/N]:. If dependencies that were installed with the application are unneeded by other applications, you may be prompted to remove these as well.
If you wish to continue the software removal, type:
y
The terminal deletes the necessary files and completes the removal of your application.

 
 
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