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Ok, I was trying to compile the latest version of GTK, which required me to update glib to version 2.18. I had to build it from source, but unfortunately nautilus doesn't play well with and I've completely lost access to computer and all of my external hdds, as well as the trash can.

How do I go about removing it, since it doesn't show up in package manager (and don't say reformat!)
    
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Um, you broke it, you get to keep both pieces.

Why were you rebuilding gtk+, anyway?
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Um, you broke it, you get to keep both pieces.

Why were you rebuilding gtk+, anyway?
For some reason the latest murrine requires gtk+ 2.14, and I only had like 2.0 in the repositories.

This is the one reason above all why linux will never, EVER become mainstream. Its such a massive failure in the OS design that its almost funny.


I'm going to upgrade to intrepid, and if it doesn't total the OS like it did last time, hopefully it might fix it.
    
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For some reason the latest murrine requires gtk+ 2.14, and I only had like 2.0 in the repositories.
I suspect you got your software versions mixed up somewhere. The latest Murrine Gtk2 Cairo Engine I see is 0.53.1, released a year and a half ago. Gtk+ 2.10 was the latest version at that time, so it seems unlikely it would require 2.14.

In any case I have Fedora and I just installed it by name: gtk-murrine-engine No recompiling anything or even trying to find a web site. For Ubuntu, try gtk2-engines-murrine. It should be there. And murrine-themes to get some of those nice themes.



P.S. Try sudo apt-get install --reinstall glib
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P.S. Try sudo apt-get install --reinstall glib
Doesn't work because the package isn't in ubuntu repositories.

Code:
E: Couldn't find package glib-2.18.3

Which gets us back to the big question: How is it that nobody failed to realize that there needs to be a way to uninstall components when they aren't installed via a package. I had the same problems when dealing with the horrible pre-AIGLX ATI drivers. One wrong step in the installation and you have to reformat your whole system, JUST FOR VIDEO DRIVERS!

There needs to be some kind of standard here. But thats not going to happen, since AFAIK Canonical hasn't even fixed disappearing custom compiz settings option from Appearance when you don't have CCSM installed(they somehow broke it with 8.04). They just don't care that they are shipping a flawed system.


PS. The themes didn't work, all I got was the default Win9x style components, thats why I tried compiling from source.
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Which gets us back to the big question: How is it that nobody failed to realize that there needs to be a way to uninstall components when they aren't installed via a package. I had the same problems when dealing with the horrible pre-AIGLX ATI drivers. One wrong step in the installation and you have to reformat your whole system, JUST FOR VIDEO DRIVERS!
This problem is the reason why packaging systems like apt/deb and RPM exist in the first place.

I suspect that upgrading to intrepid should clear up the current problem. If not, there are ways of making the computer do what you want.
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This problem is the reason why packaging systems like apt/deb and RPM exist in the first place.

I suspect that upgrading to intrepid should clear up the current problem. If not, there are ways of making the computer do what you want.
You wouldn't happen to know of a way to upgrade without using the official repositories do you? Because I'm getting 15-20kb/s from them and at that rate I could literally download intrepid, install it, burn it, and get it looking how I want before it finishes the upgrade.
    
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You wouldn't happen to know of a way to upgrade without using the official repositories do you? Because I'm getting 15-20kb/s from them and at that rate I could literally download intrepid, install it, burn it, and get it looking how I want before it finishes the upgrade.
Download it off the torrent, then mount the iso and upgrade, or choose the fastest repository in the software sources options panel. As far is removing packages built from source, you can make your own .deb packages with compiled sources (binaries) that you can easily uninstall. http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2356
Edited by DigitalSonata - 12/13/08 at 8:55pm
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Have you tried make uninstall? Just use checkinstall next time.

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You wouldn't happen to know of a way to upgrade without using the official repositories do you? Because I'm getting 15-20kb/s from them and at that rate I could literally download intrepid, install it, burn it, and get it looking how I want before it finishes the upgrade.
I know very little about debian/ubuntu, but isn't /etc/apt/sources.list what you're looking for?
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Have you tried make uninstall? Just use checkinstall next time.



I know very little about debian/ubuntu, but isn't /etc/apt/sources.list what you're looking for?
Had not heard of make uninstall before, thanks.

sources.list (or is it .lst?) is the file that manages repositories, but with the new Ubuntu there is a function in synaptic to test all the mirrors and then use the fastest one (and write that to sources.list).
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