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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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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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Uninstall a manually installed program [duplicate]

I have installed a program (taskwarrior.org) manually --- cmake, make, make install, etc. How do I completely uninstall a program installed this way? There was no 'uninstall' script in the ...
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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 to uninstall redundant python instance? [duplicate]

When I execute: $ which -a python /usr/local/bin/python /usr/bin/python This bothers me because execute python directly will execute /usr/local/bin/python, but it can't link to correct ...
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How can i revert sudo make install? [duplicate]

How can I revert the following: (running Kubuntu 14.10) This is what I did before my WiFi and LAN both got their untimely death. I did a: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-generic ...
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Two Pythons intalled and problem importing numpy [duplicate]

While I was struggling to understand why I couldn't import NumPy I think that I faced another problem. During the numerous attempts and through various different "solutions" I think that I end up ...
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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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Having issues uninstalling package [duplicate]

Trying to uninstall nfdump so that I can upgrade to the latest version. I've tried apt-get autoremove and dpkg purge and it says its uninstalled; however, aptitude is still showing it. I'm unable to ...
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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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