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I'm a linux newbie using feodra 17.

I know I can uninstall something related to 'abcdef' like this:

rpm -qa | grep 'abcdef'

...(lots of stuff relevant to 'abcdef')

rpm -e (names listed above)

I want to know is there a convenient way to rpm -e (names above) automatically instead of inserting each name painstakingly by myself ?

Could anyone give an example ? I guess this can be done by using pipes or writing a script, but I need an example to tell me how to do this...Thank you.

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

try this :

yum remove *abcdef*
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Great! Thanks a lot. – booksee Mar 13 '13 at 6:27

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