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I installed boost 1.54 libraries on ubuntu 12.04, and it seems to conflict with my installation of libboost-all-dev, so i want to uninstall boost 1.54 libraries completely. How to uninstall the one installed from source?

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just looking at http://lists.boost.org/boost-users/2005/01/9444.php which says to delete /usr/local/lib/libboost* and /usr/local/include/boost

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    Wow. They really do not offer other less "manual" method. – Braiam Sep 20 '13 at 11:15
  • This continues to be relevant for Boost 1.68.0 and Ubuntu 16.04. – Roger Lipscombe Nov 5 '18 at 12:50

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