Remove rpm package by pattern

yum erase `yum list installed | grep 'php'`
This is useful for remove all packages that are part of a common suite.

2009-04-13 12:58:16

What Others Think

If the people doesnt have Internet then what? rpm -e `rpm -qa php`
megerdin · 572 weeks and 6 days ago
Then they're not reading your also useful reply.
TheMightyBuzzard · 572 weeks and 6 days ago
this command doesn't seem very useful.. what if you remove some vital libraries?
sander85 · 572 weeks and 5 days ago
@sander85, yum require a confirmation before delete some package, so there's no danger @megerdin thanks for suggestion
servermanaged · 572 weeks and 5 days ago
Anyone for free gems?
Homepage · 164 weeks and 4 days ago

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