How do I remove RPM and dependencies? The first “rpm -qa” lists all RPM packages and the grep finds the package you want to remove. Then you copy the entire name and run the “rpm -e –nodeps” command on that package. It will, without prompting for confirmation, remove that package but none of its dependencies.
How do I uninstall yum RPM? Manual removal of an RPM using YUM package manager
To remove the installed package we execute the “yum remove xxxx” command where xxxx=name of package. Confirmation of removal (Y). Confirm “Complete” message after the package is successfully removed. We can validate the removal of the package.
How do I force a Linux package to uninstall?
- Find your package in /var/lib/dpkg/info , for example using: ls -l /var/lib/dpkg/info | grep <package>
- Move the package folder to another location, like suggested in the blog post I mentioned before.
- Run the following command: sudo dpkg –remove –force-remove-reinstreq <package>
Where are RPMs stored in Linux? Most files pertaining to RPM are kept in the /var/lib/rpm/ directory.