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Trouble Removing Virtual Box from Fedora 13

asked 2013-11-15 23:07:36 -0600

MystralHawk gravatar image

updated 2014-03-25 18:49:52 -0600

mether gravatar image

Hi guys,

I'm having trouble uninstalling VirtualBox-3.2 from a Fedora 13 server.

When I try to uninstall, I receive the following output:

[root@VM2 BPIT]# yum remove VirtualBox

Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit

Setting up Remove Process

No Match for argument: VirtualBox

No Packages marked for removal

[root@gw2 bpham]# yum remove VirtualBox-3.2

Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit

Setting up Remove Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check

---> Package VirtualBox-3.2.x86_64 0:3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1 set to be erased

--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

======================================================================================>============= Package Arch Version Repository Size ======================================================================================>============= Removing: VirtualBox-3.2 x86_64 3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1 @virtualbox >91 M

Transaction Summary ======================================================================================>============= Remove 1 Package(s)

Reinstall 0 Package(s)

Downgrade 0 Package(s)

Is this ok [y/N]: y

Downloading Packages:

Running rpm_check_debug

Running Transaction Test

Transaction Test Succeeded

Running Transaction

Error in PREUN scriptlet in rpm package VirtualBox-3.2

VirtualBox-3.2-3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1.x86_64 was supposed to be removed but is not!

Removed: VirtualBox-3.2.x86_64 0:3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1

Complete! [root@VM2 BPIT]#

Unfortunately since I cant uninstall, I cant upgrade to VBox 4. Any pointers? I've also tried rpm -e VirtualBox and received the following:

[root@VM2 BPIT]# rpm -e VirtualBox-3.2 A copy of VirtualBox is currently running. Please close it and try again. Please note that it can take up to ten seconds for VirtualBox (in particular the VBoxSVC daemon) to finish running. error: %preun(VirtualBox-3.2-3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Just to note, no VMs are currently running.

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Dude, skytux you are the man! This has been giving me such a headache! I can't believe it was that simple! Thanks for your help!

MystralHawk gravatar imageMystralHawk ( 2013-11-15 23:20:08 -0600 )edit

Glad it helped. Good luck! :)

skytux gravatar imageskytux ( 2013-11-16 00:29:55 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-11-15 23:14:22 -0600

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rpm -e --noscripts ?

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