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Old 02-19-2004, 01:16 PM   #1
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Hello, I yet again have another question. I am wondering after I install an application where do the files go. In windows in usually is stored in c:/programfiles. Where in linux would these applications be stored. As well how do I set them to be saved into a particular folder. Thanks for the help.

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Old 02-19-2004, 01:32 PM   #2
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you don't need to know where the files go, they will be put somewhere on your exsiting path, so just type in the name of the program and it will run. the programs themselves could be in many places:

/bin
/usr/bin
/usr/local/bin
/usr/X11R6/bin
/usr/sbin/

yada yada... each directories have their own function. there is very seldom a situation where all the files from one program end up in a single directory, as common libraries and shared files are what makes unix so damn good
 
Old 02-19-2004, 01:34 PM   #3
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this may help:

http://linux.omnipotent.net/article.php?article_id=9027

 
  


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