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There is no registry on OS X. Related files get distributed in your user's or systems library (usually Application Support, and Preferences). To completely uninstall an Application either use the official Uninstaller if the developer/company provides one or depend on external tools like AppCleaner.


Cask does not clean up old versions by default. It stages the installs in /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/$APPNAME and then symlinks them in to ~/Applications or /Applications depending on the brew recipe. And then it leaves the old versions around until you run brew cleanup. You can see old installs of OpenOffice under /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/openoffice. ...


This is the official Homebrew uninstallation script, from https://gist.github.com/mxcl/1173223#file-uninstall_homebrew-sh #!/bin/sh # Just copy and paste the lines below (all at once, it won't work line by line!) # MAKE SURE YOU ARE HAPPY WITH WHAT IT DOES FIRST! THERE IS NO WARRANTY! function abort { echo "$1" exit 1 } set -e /usr/bin/which -s git ...

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