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I have installed rails with Nginx in EC2 server.Now I want to remove all the installed application from that.So for removing all of them I am using sudo apt-get remove --purge .But some times the files are not being removed.So how can I do that.I have only user access.

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migrated from Mar 25 '11 at 12:28

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You'll need to get root access (which is the default access you get when you create an EC2 instance, so someone in your organization should have it). Removing packages requires root.

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..even though the OP is using 'sudo' ? – Ryan Fernandes Mar 25 '11 at 4:51

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