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Uninstall go-ethereum on Centos 7 / Linux

To uninstall go-ethereum

run the following, first start by deleting the huge blockchain off your server:

 

 

Delete the Data Directory

  • Mac:
  • Linux:
  • Windows:

Make sure you delete it recursively! Meaning make sure the keystore folder under ~/.ethereum is deleted as well so your wallet data is deleted so no one can steal. Likewise make sure you have backup of it on your local machine to receive and transfer funds.

Next let’s delete the previous symbolic link we made during installation
Here is my previous symbolic link:
ln -s /go-ethereum/build/bin/geth /usr/local/bin/geth
^ DO NOT RUN THAT, THAT IS JUST AN EXAMPLE FROM INSTALLATION

First unlink it:

 

Then delete the rest of the installation here: