uninstalling x

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Mon Nov 13 02:14:39 PST 2000


On Monday 13 November 2000 18:01, you wrote:
> im following the guide in
> http://archive.linuxfromscartch.org/lfs-hints/X11Guide.txt. if i want to
> uninstall X4.0.1 and install X.3.3.6... how do i uninstall? and do i
> need to recompile qt to work with X3.3.6? if yes what else should i
> recomile, zlib, libmng, jpegg, tiff?
>
> Duraid

Uninstalling X should be easy enough. Everything should be contained within 
two directories - /usr/X11R6 (or whatever you called it) and /etc/X11.

Deleting those should be all you need to do to remove it.

As for libs like qt and the rest, you shouldn't need to recompile them. It 
can't do any harm, but shouldn't be necessary. Only do it if you have 
problems for some reason.

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