System Administration Guide, Volume 1

How to Remove Packages With Admintool

  1. Log in to the installed system and become superuser.

    At the shell prompt, type:

    $ su

    Unless you are a member of the UNIX sysadmin group (group 14), you must become superuser on your system to add or remove software packages with Admintool.

  2. Start Admintool.

    # admintool &
  3. Choose Software from the Browse menu.

    The Software window is displayed.

  4. Select the software you want to remove from the local system.

  5. Choose Delete from the Edit menu.

    A warning pop-up window is displayed to confirm whether you really want to delete the software.

  6. Click Delete to confirm that you want to remove the software.

    For each package that is being deleted, a Command Tool window is displayed that asks for confirmation, again, before deleting the software. Type y, n, or q. If you choose to delete the software, the output from the removal process is displayed.