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Remove rpm package by pattern

Terminal - Remove rpm package by pattern
yum erase `yum list installed | grep 'php'`
2009-04-13 12:58:16
Functions: grep
Remove rpm package by pattern

This is useful for remove all packages that are part of a common suite.


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If the people doesnt have Internet then what?

rpm -e `rpm -qa php`

Comment by megerdin 345 weeks and 5 days ago

Then they're not reading your also useful reply.

Comment by TheMightyBuzzard 345 weeks and 4 days ago

this command doesn't seem very useful.. what if you remove some vital libraries?

Comment by sander85 345 weeks and 4 days ago

@sander85, yum require a confirmation before delete some package, so there's no danger

@megerdin thanks for suggestion

Comment by servermanaged 345 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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