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Manual Uninstallation of Backup Client for Linux

IMPORTANT: Please take note below steps involve removing of files/folders, please ensure you know what 

you are doing before proceed.



You can uninstall Acronis Backup Client by starting the installation package and selecting Install Backup Client 


and then Remove or by running /usr/lib/Acronis/BackupAndRecovery/uninstall/uninstall. Should this way not 


work, you can uninstall Backup Client manually.



Follow these steps to completely delete Backup Client from your system:


1. Remove all modules from dkms:


# dkms status
snapapi26, 0.7.46, 2.6.9-1.667, i686: installed

# dkms remove -m snapapi26 -v 0.7.46 --all


2. Remove all Acronis RPMs (ignore all messages about the non-presence of packages):


# su 
# rpm -v --rebuilddb --define="_rpmlock_path /var/lock/rpm"
# rpm -e --allmatches --nodeps AcronisAgentLinux
# rpm -e --allmatches --nodeps BackupAndRecoveryAgent
# rpm -e --allmatches --nodeps snapapi26_modules
# rpm -e --allmatches --nodeps snapapi_modules
# rpm -e --allmatches --nodeps dkms


3. Remove all files and folders related to Acronis software:


# rm -Rf /etc/Acronis
# rm -Rf /var/lib/Acronis
# rm -Rf /usr/lib/Acronis
# rm -Rf ~/.Acronis
# rm -Rf /usr/src/snapapi*


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