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apt remove wing does not remove the application

asked 2021-08-08 05:47:30 -0500

pymike gravatar image

updated 2021-08-08 06:59:09 -0500

mike@t430sDebianBackup:~/Downloads/Wing8$ sudo apt remove wingpro8
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
  libxcb-xinput0
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  wingpro8
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
After this operation, 255 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 281815 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing wingpro8 (8.0.2-0) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.28-10) ...

mike@t430sDebianBackup:~/Downloads/Wing8$ wing8
STARTING WING with args:
['/usr/local/lib/wingpro8/bootstrap/wing.py']
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hmm thats possible.... i might have tried the tarball installer trying to get Wing8 to work on Debian10. Once there is an Wing8 that works on Debian10 I will install via the .deb and uninstall and report back.

thanks!

pymike gravatar image pymike  ( 2021-08-08 07:11:59 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-08-08 06:58:51 -0500

You apparently have also installed Wing 8 into /usr/local/lib, presumably from the .tar installer. The .deb installs into /usr/lib/wingpro8 and I suspect that was removed correctly.

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Asked: 2021-08-08 05:47:30 -0500

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