[mythtv-users] Uninstall MySQL

Paul Barker myth at sixtimesnine.net
Tue Jun 21 17:31:29 UTC 2005

Phill Edwards wrote:

>>>I wish to Uninstall MySQL from Fedora Core 3. This is because I beleive
>>>that it isn't installed properly. How do I go about doing this? Thanks,
>>I don't use Fedora, but "rpm -qa" gives you all installed packages.  Filter
>>for mysql:
>>rpm -qa | grep mysql
>>and remove them with "rpm -e <package name>".
>Or you can do apt-get remove <package name>. This will also suggest
>other packages to remove which are dependencies so you won't have to
>keep trawling through them to find out what needs to be removed to get
>rid of mysql.
>To simulate it first to see what carnage it may wreak you would do
>apt-get -s remove <package name>. On my FC3 system this would result
>in all these packages being removed:
>The following packages will be REMOVED:
>  libmyth mysql mysql-server mythbrowser mythdvd mythgallery mythgame
>  mythmkmovie mythmusic mythnews mythphone mythplugins mythstream myththemes
>  mythtv-backend mythtv-frontend mythtv-setup mythtv-suite
>  mythtv-theme-MediaCenter mythtv-theme-MythCenter mythtv-theme-abstract
>  mythtv-theme-isthmus mythtv-theme-photo mythtv-theme-purplegalaxy
>  mythtv-theme-sleek mythtv-theme-visor mythvideo mythweather mythweb
>  nuvexport perl-DBD-MySQL php-mysql qt-MySQL
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You could also try

               apt-get --reinstall install mysql

If you're using apt of course.


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