[EP-tech] Remove EPrints package

Yuri yurj at alfa.it
Tue Jun 20 11:21:33 BST 2017


kill all the process belonging to the eprints user:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15452081/kill-all-processes-for-a-given-user



Il 20/06/2017 12:05, Andrew Beeken ha scritto:
> Noooo, I didn't - looking at the eprints3 folder it looks like the remove has taken a lot of the files already including the bin folder so I can't stop it from the command line.
>
> I know I can -f remove the user outside of the apt-get remove process to force its removal but I've read that this is bad juju and can leave things in a rickety state.
>
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> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Yuri
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> Subject: Re: [EP-tech] Remove EPrints package
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> did you stop the indexer?
>
>
> Il 20/06/2017 11:09, Andrew Beeken ha scritto:
>> Okay, so instead of keeping coming back and forth with little issues
>> in my new install I think I've managed to compound a few problems with
>> iterative changes. So, I'm going to start a-fresh and try to build
>> things up in a different way, relying less on my old install and more
>> on the changes I've picked up. Problem: I can't get EPrints to uninstall!
>>
>> I've used a2dissite eprints and I'm using apt-get remove eprints, but
>> the process falls over when it tries to remove the eprints user. It's
>> constantly tied into a process - killing the process doesn't seem to
>> do anything as it simply picks up another process and the uninstall
>> won't proceed as it can't delete the user. Any ideas?
>>
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