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Thread: Remove old version of Firefox in 11.1

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    Default Remove old version of Firefox in 11.1

    I reported this in 10.3 but I received no reply, so maybe someone can help me now that I am running 11.1.

    I am attempting to remove an old 2.0+ version of Firefox since the 3.0+ version is installed and is the one I am running. When I attempt to remove the version I get the error:

    "Usage: usr/bin/update-mime-database [-hvV] MIME-DIR
    No directories in update-desktop-database search path could be processed and updated.
    error: %postun(MozillaFirefox- scriptlet failed, exit status 1"

    This looks like a post-uninstall failure and it keeps the version from being uninstalled on my system. Does anybody know what I can do to fix this ?

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    Default Re: Remove old version of Firefox in 11.1

    Use the --nopostun option to rpm. If you were trying to uninstall using YaST, for this task you have to use the CLI.

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