Installed Privoxy Don't know how to uninstall

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by mashinhead, Oct 27, 2007.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
    I installed privoxy on a leopard mac. it's slowing down browsing and i have no idea how to uninstall it. it doesn't show up under a search. anyone konw.
  2. tag macrumors 6502a


    Apr 29, 2005
  3. mashinhead thread starter macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
  4. neonblue2 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 25, 2006
    Port Pirie, South Australia
    Open up the Terminal and copy this

    $ /Library/Privoxy/uninstall.command
  5. pendolino macrumors member


    Feb 13, 2007
    that last tip worked although i did not use the terminal but instead went through finder to the Privoxy folder and found the 'uninstall' app. Did everything automatically after I clicked on it although you need admin permission on your machine to complete the process.
  6. uncle charlie macrumors newbie

    Jan 21, 2011
    uk mostly
    remove tor vidalia privoxy

    thanks man, this completely helped, although it require me entering my log in to allow it to go to the trash, so i suggest going off line to trash the folders from the library, to insure nothing of your personal info is being sent remote. tor never really worked very well for me. it required mozilla which is sluggish and slow and now doesn't even stream on youtube. soon we will need terrabytes just to view page content. pulle-e-ease!!

    life can be so haaard.
    uncle charlie

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