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Re: Complete uninstall of Mathematica 6/7/8 on a Mac

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  • Subject: [mg114921] Re: Complete uninstall of Mathematica 6/7/8 on a Mac
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 03:51:45 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: jfultz at wolfram.com

That's also in $UserBaseDirectory or $BaseDirectory (in the Licensing 
subdirectory).

Sincerely,

John Fultz
jfultz at wolfram.com
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 02:35:08 -0500 (EST), Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> What about the passfile from different versions on Mac -- how is that
> handled?  I've had to wrestle with that on Windows/PC.
>
> On 12/21/2010 12:19 AM, Vivek J. Joshi wrote:
>> On Dec 19, 2010, at 11:38 PM, Loisn wrote:
>>
>>> Hello everyone!
>>>
>>> I promise you, I really did lots of google research before.
>>> However I can't find any instructions as how to completely uninstall
>>> Mathematica 6/7/8 on a mac.
>>>
>>> Is it just deleting the app, then ~/Library/Mathematica/ and /Library/
>>> Mathematica/
>>> or are there other files hidden in the system.
>>>
>>
>> Yes, this should completely uninstall Mathematica. There are no other
>> hidden files.
>>
>>> The reason, I'm trying to reinstall Mathematica 8 is because i'm
>>> trying to ged rid of a bug, I couldn't find anything about either.
>>> I can't open the "System Information" Panel from Mathematica, neither
>>> from the menu, nor from the corresponding mathematica command.
>>>
>>
>> You could always keep multiple versions of Mathematica by renaming
>> Mathematica.app file to version specific naming scheme (e.g.
>> Mathematica6.app, Mathematica7.app, Mathematica8.app). Also I would
>> suggest to use version specific FE preference turned on. This way no
>> Mathematica installs will interfere with each other.
>>
>> Vivek J. Joshi
>>
>>
>>> Help would be greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance
>>>
>>> L.




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