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Re: [Condor-users] uninstall/install condor

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Manuel Rossetti <rossetti@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm a new user experimenting with condor.  I'm working to install it on a
> pool of Ubuntu machines. I have the latest version of Ubuntu on my machines.
>  I installed condor using:
> sudo apt-get install condor
> But, I've noticed that this installs an old release of condor (7.4.2).  I'd
> like to work with the latest release if possible.  I've looked around but
> haven't found clear instructions on how to uninstall condor.  How do I
> uninstall version 7.4.2 (so my machine is "as good as new")? I don't have
> any jobs running etc.  I'd just like to ensure that I'm using the latest
> version and that the old install doesn't effect the new install.

I believe an `apt-get remove condor` will remove it, although it will
leave behind config files. If you want to completely start from
scratch, `apt-get --purge remove condor` should do the trick.

> Which of the many packages listed at:
> http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/downloads-v2/download.pl?state=select_from_mirror_page&version=7.6.2&mirror=UW%20Madison&optional_organization_url=http://
> Should I use?  I have both 32 and 64 bit machines planned for the pool.  I
> am guessing that it should be:
> condor-7.6.2-x86_deb_5.0-stripped.tar.gz  for the 32 bit machines
> condor-7.6.2-x86_64_deb_5.0-stripped.tar.gz  for the 64 bit machines

That looks correct.

Ben Cotton
Systems Research Engineer
IT Research Systems
Purdue University