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Old 12-25-2009, 01:36 AM   #1
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Angry Downloaded now where did it go.


Ok I am new to Linux so please be gentle. I have downloaded a couple programs( Example limewire, google crome) and have no idea where to find them to run them. I also do not know which version of Linux I have. I have a Eeepc
701sd. Hope that helps. Thank you for your help.
 
Old 12-25-2009, 01:47 AM   #2
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Which Linux distro? Launch the programs from a terminal.
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I also do not know which version of Linux I have.
Ok let's see, what's the output of:
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cat /etc/issue
 
Old 12-25-2009, 07:27 AM   #3
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Ok I am new to Linux so please be gentle. I have downloaded a couple programs( Example limewire, google crome) and have no idea where to find them to run them. I also do not know which version of Linux I have. I have a Eeepc
701sd. Hope that helps. Thank you for your help.
How did you download those?
With firefox downloader or wget ?
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uname -a
 
Old 12-25-2009, 07:42 AM   #4
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I have downloaded a couple programs( Example limewire, google crome) and have no idea where to find them to run them.
Usually it is located in user home directory or Desktop folder. Try to find it. The simplest command to find them, open up a terminal (DOS prompt or shell as you knew it), enter this command:

dinodidit@host-$ find /home -iname '*xxxxx*' <Press Enter>
(Replace xxxxx with the name of that file you have downloaded.)

{Wait until terminal lists whatever nearest files of name *xxxxx* it found.} The listing will include the directories of location.

Hope this helps.

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