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I download this package and following the instructions on the website i untared its package in /usr/local/share and used ./install command to install it.

now I need to remove it. Is there anyway to do that ? If it needs them I still have the installation files.

this is the website

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i don't think their the same, my package des not have any make files so i can't use 'make unistall'. it jus says: make: *** No rule to make target `uninstall' –  soroosh.strife Apr 12 '13 at 7:15
    
Did the source package not come with an unistall script? –  Takkat Apr 12 '13 at 7:51
    
no it apears it didn't –  soroosh.strife Apr 12 '13 at 8:55

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If there is no uninstall option you need to manually remove the files.

Most (if not all) of the files will be installed inside a directory (from the readme I would assume it is called ns-allinone-2.35) at the path you ran ./install. Simply use a rm -rf to remove that directory and it will be gone.

Now for 1 extra step: during installion either the installer added some links to ~./bashrc or you edited them in yourself. So do a (backup at the 2nd command):

cd ~
cp  .bashrc .bashrc_old
gedit ~/.bashrc 

and have a look for anything related to ns-allinone-2.35 and remove it. Be careful; if you mess up it might be problematic. After editing you need to parse the changes:

source ~/.bashrc 
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All you need to do is delete the ns-allinone-2.35 directory.

When you ran install from within that directory, it installed everything into the same directory.

The installer doesn't appear to make any changes to your ./bashrc file on it's own, but if you added any of the changes they recommend, then, of course, you will also need to undo those changes.

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