How to uninstall
Thanks for all your help,
On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 20:03 -0400, David Curtis wrote:
> Andy wrote:
> > Liz van der Stoop wrote:
> >> I tried to download Linux BubbleShooter. I click on download
> >> and immediately it says "download complete" But when opened all it does
> >> is show me that same game I purchased and registered in 2002 when I
> >> still had Windows.
> > I assume you mean this: http://absolutist.com/linux/bubbles/ ?
> > Did you download a file ending in .tgz ?
> > If so to "install" extract or unpack it somewhere, to uninstall delete
> > that folder.
> > It would have been un-extract into a folder called BubbleShooter.
> > Check if that folder exists anywhere by typing (in a terminal):
> > sudo updatedb
> > locate BubbleShooter
> > remove that folder if found.
> > To install copy the .tgz file to your home directory, then open a
> > terminal and type:
> > tar -xvzf bshooter.tgz
> > This installs it in your home directory,
> > to run open a terminal and type:
> > cd ~/BubbleShooter
> > ./bubbles
> > you may want to add a menu item to do that instead.
> > To install system wide extract the file to either /opt or /usr/games
> > (normally /opt is used for software not packaged for Ubuntu). If you use
> > /opt be sure to either symlink the executable into /usr/games or update
> > your path to include /opt/BubbleShooter .
> >> Absolutist.com said uninstall it first THEN
> >> download again.
> > Try clearing firefox's cache as well.
> >> And I want this game so badly but
> >> How? Hope you guys can help. Thanks.
> > You may like FrozenBubble, to install open a terminal and type:
> > sudo apt-get install frozen-bubble
> > it should then appear as a menu entry (may need to log out and log back
> > in again).
> > Or just search for Frozen Bubble in add/remove programs.
> > Frozen Bubble is free and is packaged for Ubuntu (which means it's
> > easier to install and has been tested with Ubuntu).
> > Andy
> Not to mention Frozen Bubble is Open Source Software (many many eyes
> etc.) from the Ubuntu repository. Security concerns are for the most
> part mitigated for the average desktop user when staying with the repos.
> Installing a third party app like BubbleShooter is only as safe as you
> trust absolutist.com. Personally, installing stuff like this from third
> party gets the hairs on my neck a-standing up, as in the Windows world
> much spyware/malware gets a foot-hold this way.
> Not to accuse Absolutist of anything sneaky, but why put out a
> BubbleBobble clone for linux when there's a really decent version
> available and then charge $16.95 USD for it?!!!!!
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