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Old 08-29-2004, 07:52 PM   #1
Skankin Pickle
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cant find installed programs


hi-

i've installed a couple of programs (firefox and amsn) using rpm and it seems to of worked fine

however where are they stored? because i cant find them to open them

thanks in advanced,

dom
 
Old 08-29-2004, 07:55 PM   #2
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usually you will find it in /usr/bin

if u didnt then type :
su
<password>
updatedb
locate firefox
 
Old 08-30-2004, 12:14 AM   #3
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heema's advice is accurate, but OTOH if you are referring to the RPM's themselves, they would be wherever you downloaded them. Not to split hairs, but when you say "where are they stored?" it's unclear whether you are referring to the installed programs, or the RPM's. -- J.W.
 
Old 08-30-2004, 06:33 AM   #4
Skankin Pickle
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im actually trying to the find the programs that has been installed by the RPM

surely there must be an easier way of locating a program after its been installed?

thanks again,

dom
 
Old 08-30-2004, 10:19 AM   #5
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Sometimes a program will install itself without being put in the menu. To fix this just right click on the start button then click on "menu editor". click on "add application" type in the name of the program and the command in the box that pops up and select the icon you want to use by clicking on the box that has the icon in it. after you have completed this click on the save icon up the top somewhere and you have successfully added the application to your start menu.

Cheers
 
Old 08-30-2004, 12:59 PM   #6
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installing a program

Pal, soryy to boder you, i am useing REDHAT 9 and i want to add a program which is installed in /usr/share
Thanks ..!
 
  


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