[CentOS] OT: Google Earth - How to uninstall, before installing newest version?

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 21:53:46 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Robert <kerplop at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> Desktop is CentOS 5.4 (32 bit).  I have Google Earth version
>> (13NOV2007 build date) installed. I have checkinstall
>> (spelling?) installed, but am not sure if that was installed before or
>> after Google Earth was installed. I have the Google Repository
>> installed, but apparently Google Earth cannot be updated via yum and
>> probably it was not installed via yum.
>> Question: What is the best way for me to uninstall this version of
>> Google Earth, completely, before I install the newest version?
>> (This also applies to removing Skype, which I am certain was not
>> installed via yum, before I install the static version of Skype, that
>> was recently recommended on the list).
>> TIA and Happy Holidays!      Lanny
> Lanny, if you don't have an /opt/google-earth/uninstall, welcome to the
> club.
> There seems to be a rash of that going around.  The answer might be at
> http://earth.google.com/support/bin/search.py?hl=en&forum=1&query=uninstall+more%3Aforum
> I've never tried Skype.
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