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I compiled and installed vim according to these instructions

But After installing I deleted the source directory So,How do I uninstall vim now ?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04

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Why can't you extract the source again from the download? – suspectus Jul 23 '13 at 7:44
Also see:… – User Oct 12 '14 at 8:28
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To uninstall vim, you can just download again the sources and run in the source directory :

make VIMRUNTIMEDIR=/usr/share/vim/vim73
sudo make uninstall

replacing /usr/share/vim/vim73 by the one you used for installation.

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i did just that .But it didn't remove vim .I can still use vim.Here is the output when i run sudo make uninstall – ka4tik Jul 23 '13 at 7:54
@ka4tik indeed, you need to set again the VIMRUNTIMEDIR variable. I'll edit my answer. – Levans Jul 23 '13 at 7:58
that did't work either – ka4tik Jul 23 '13 at 8:07
@ka4tik and if you run all the same steps as for installation, by replacing make install by make uninstall, and also not using sudo for make VIMRUNTIMEDIR=..., as in the doc you supplied ? – Levans Jul 23 '13 at 8:17

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