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I have python2.7 default n ubuntu(64bit) , I have wrongly installed a python module (UNO module) which is for 32bit arch.

how I have installed

  1. wget (uno-module32-version).deb
  2. dpkg -i (uno-module32-version).deb

What is the safe way to uninstall this python module, so that I can install 64bit version.


when I tried installing 64 version(while 32bit version is still installed):

dpkg -i python-uno_3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

It gave me error:

dpkg: error processing python-uno_3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb (--install):
 python-uno: 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 (Multi-Arch: no) is not co-installable with python-uno:i386 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 (Multi-Arch: no) which is currently installed
Errors were encountered while processing:
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i think you should install the 64-bit version, before uninstalling the 32-bit version. – owl Nov 27 '12 at 13:26
I have tried that, but it gave me error. please check the update. – Subhransu Mishra Nov 27 '12 at 13:41
To uninstall try either dpkg -r python-uno or apt-get remove python-uno. – mikewhatever Nov 27 '12 at 14:00
Hi mike, sorry my answer is exact as you r answer. I had not seen your comment while writing my answer, But thank you anyways. – Subhransu Mishra Nov 27 '12 at 14:12

I researched a little and it has a simple solution for this;

Here are the steps:

1.Find the exact name of the package you want to uninstall:

dpkg -l | grep 'uno' (in my case)

it will show you output as :(in my case)

iU  python-uno                           1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1                  Python-UNO bridge

2.Copy the name, Then just do :

dpkg -r python-uno

It will uninstall the package.

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