Section: Mageia Package Management (1)
urpme - rpm deinstaller
urpme [options] [package_name...]
urpme [options] --auto-orphans
urpme allows packages to be deinstalled, including all their dependencies.
must have one of the forms name
, or name-version-release.architecture
. If you
want to specify packages more broadly, use the -a
- -h, -?, --help
Prints a help message and exit.
If multiple packages match the given substring, deinstall them all.
- -v, --verbose
Proposes a verbose mode with various messages.
Removes packages non-interactively, without asking questions.
Test deinstallation of packages but do not modify the system.
Force invocation even if some packages do not exist.
Update only the database, not the filesystem.
Don't execute the scriptlets. This is equivalent to rpm --noscripts.
This can be useful to remove packages where uninstall scriptlets fail for
- --parallel alias
Activate distributed execution of urpmi to other machines (it is mandatory
that urpmi is installed, but it is not necessary to have media defined on
any machines). alias defines which extension module is to be used by
urpmi (currently, urpmi-parallel-ka-run or urpmi-parallel-ssh are
available) and which machines should be updated. This alias is defined in
the file /etc/urpmi/parallel.cfg as described below.
- --root directory
Use the file system tree rooted for rpm install. All operations and
scripts will run after chroot(2). The rpm database that lies in the
rooted tree will be used, but the urpmi configuration comes from the
- --urpmi-root directory
Use the file system tree rooted for urpmi database and rpm install. Contrary
to --root, the urpmi configuration comes from the rooted tree.
- --use-distrib directory
Configure urpme on the fly from a distribution tree.
If the urpmi or rpm db is busy, wait until it is available
Success; or nothing was found to remove; or the user cancelled the whole
Command line inconsistency, invocation failure (you are not root), or
packages not found.
Removal of packages failed.
Pascal Rigaux <firstname.lastname@example.org
> (current maintainer),
Francois Pons, Rafael Garcia-Suarez