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asked 2014-12-13 12:00:14 -0500

updated 2014-12-13 12:14:35 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image


I want to uninstall all applications that appeared after I typed su -c ' yum search LibreOffice' can I this without uninstalling one by one? Or those anyone know how to peform a clean swap at the package LibreOffice, I already tried su -c 'yum remove LibreOffice' and it says it's not a valid package.


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answered 2014-12-13 12:16:49 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

Doesn't yum remove libreoffice* work?

What's the issue - do you want to remove LibreOffice or is something else the matter?

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Yes I want to completly remove LibreOffice, after I execute su -c 'yum search LibreOffice' a list of packages appear, I want to remove all those packages without typing yum remove packagename everytime. Is this possible?

I all ready tried yum remove libreoffice*, It only remove 2 packages, but I'm still missing alot :(

hfr1994 gravatar imagehfr1994 ( 2014-12-13 14:00:17 -0500 )edit

yum search libreoffice lists all the packages in the repositories, not on your computer. To check packages on your computer, you need to run: rpm -qa \*libreoffice\*

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-12-13 16:02:19 -0500 )edit

answered 2014-12-13 19:02:38 -0500

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updated 2014-12-13 19:04:10 -0500

I just checked using yum list installed \*libreoffice\* and all of the packages listed start with libreoffice. You should be able to get rid of it by running either of the following commands as root:

yum remove libreoffice\*

yum group remove LibreOffice

Please note the capitalization in the second command, as Linux is always case sensitive.

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answered 2014-12-14 08:41:19 -0500

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You'd probably be better served by using the yum history functionality of yum. If you run yum history list it will give you the recent transactions you have performed. All you need to do is find the transaction number, and run yum history undo 123 (Assuming the transaction number was 123). It will remove every package you installed in that transaction, and it will downgrade any package that was upgraded, if it can.

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