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Uninstalling application built from source [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If I build a package from source how can I uninstall or remove completely? I know that Ubuntu has come a long way in helping new users to get used to their linux ...
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How to remove application installed from source code [duplicate]

I believe this is probably a simple or even stupid question, but I did not found an answer for I am a beginner of Ubuntu. I installed my application by compiling and running the source code like: ...
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How to remove Wine program entries from the “Open With” list? [duplicate]

I have a seemingly simple problem that's been bugging me for a while now. I have installed wine at some previous point, and I am offered to choose from shortlist, when I right click a suitable ...
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Removing software compiled and from source? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If i build a package from source. How can i uninstall or remove completely in Ubuntu? I downloaded the source and compiled ruby 1.9.2dev but getting lots of issues when ...
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How do I Uninstall a Program and Dependencies from a tar.bz2? [duplicate]

I installed a program using make and sudo make install. Is there a command I can use to remove these files now?
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Installed a software from source code, how to uninstall it? [duplicate]

Recently I've been doing some reading on FFmpeg, and so I was told that FFmpeg served by the Ubuntu official repository is outdated. I followed the official FFmpeg installation guide, and managed to ...
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Problems with recompiling Swish++ [duplicate]

I'm working with Swish++ in Ubuntu 12.04. Due to my thesis I must install Swish++ from the source code. During the installation I faced with several problems, but finally I solved them and Swish++ ...
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How can I uninstall Samba after building from source? [duplicate]

I installed Samba 4 from source, but I might have missed some steps or not correctly followed the instructions because it didn't work; I got too many error messages. The way I installed it was: $ ...
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How do I install Java (from tar.gz)? [closed]

I'm trying to install Java. Please help.
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Build .deb package from source, without installing it

Suppose I have an installer program or source tarball for some program I want to install. (There is no Debian package available.) First I want to create a .deb package out of it, in order to be able ...
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How to update ubuntu's python with latest version from source?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. The python 2.7.2 provided has a bug that has been corrected in the latest 2.7.2 sources from the python repository. What is the recommended way to replace the ubuntu provided ...
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Apache 2.4 for Production Enviroment

I have installed the latest version of apache i.e. 2.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 that is not yet available on the Ubuntu's official repository. I dont know how but it is installed in /usr/local/apache2 ...
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How to remove software installed from source, where “make” was not used?

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 ...
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How do I uninstall a software that was not installed using the Ubuntu Software Center?

I see there are discussions addressing installing software using the USC (as well as some comparisons to the Add/Remove Programms feature in Windows), but nothing regarding how one goes about ...

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