How To Uninstall Lynx ??

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  1. olletsocmit macrumors 6502

    olletsocmit

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    I recently installed Lync on my 2010 Macbook Pro to do some stuff with geektools. I want to now remove Lynx from my Mac but can not figure out how? I don't know where all the files are. is there a terminal command to completely remove it? ...or someone said something about a packet manager to uninstall it? I cant seen to find the right answer out any where. Nothing about removing it on their site either.

    Here is the site: http://www.osxgnu.org/software/pkgdetail.html?project_id=226

    I downloaded and installed ver 13, its the 2nd one down.
     
  2. LPZ macrumors 65816

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    Did you install it using the install.command script that's part of the download? If so, it won't be hard to manually uninstall. Let us know.

    [Edit] If you installed using the install.command script, then open Terminal (in Utilities) and enter the following lines, one at a time. You'll likely be asked for your password after the first:

    Code:
    sudo rm -rf /usr/local/etc/lynx.cfg
    sudo rm -rf /usr/local/etc/lynx.lss
    sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/lynx
    sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/libssl.0.9.8.dylib
    sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/libssl.dylib
    sudo rm -rf /usr/bin/lynx
    Drag Lynx.command from the Applications folder to the trash.

    Also, in Terminal, please enter

    cd /usr/local; ls -la

    and post the output.
     
  3. olletsocmit thread starter macrumors 6502

    olletsocmit

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    Thanks. I did all the terminal commands you told me and then entered the last one you gave me. This is the output:

    tc-macbook-pro:~ timothycostello$ cd /usr/local; ls -la
    total 0
    drwxr-xr-x 7 root wheel 238 Sep 17 04:39 .
    drwxr-xr-x@ 11 root wheel 374 May 30 17:05 ..
    drwxr-xr-x 5 root wheel 170 Sep 17 12:51 bin
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel 68 Sep 17 12:51 etc
    drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 136 Sep 8 02:33 include
    drwxr-xr-x 12 root wheel 408 Sep 17 12:52 lib
    drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 136 Sep 17 04:39 share
    tc-macbook-pro:local timothycostello$
     
  4. LPZ macrumors 65816

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    OK. Based on my reading of the install.command script, you've removed all the lynx-specific files. I'd call it uninstalled.
     

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