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Old 02-28-2012, 11:53 PM   #1
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how do i execute a software after installing using rpm


hi,

Im new to linux and currently using centos.

I downloaded a game file in .rpm format (im learning how to install applications for linux) skulldata

i tried to execute it with the

rpm -Uvh "filename.rpm"
and it showed a 100% complete installation

this might sound very newbie, but i really dont know where and how to execute the application. i was expecting it to show somewhere in my desktop but i couldn't find the application.
 
Old 02-29-2012, 02:37 AM   #2
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Open a terminal and type the name of the software
 
Old 02-29-2012, 03:27 AM   #3
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The command 'rpm -ql' for installed packages :
rpm -ql <package-name>
... will reply with a file list.


But : skulltag-data-0.98d-jng2.noarch.rpm is not an application.
Is data only.
The binary package is e.g. skulltag-0.98d-jng3.i586.rpm
> /usr/bin/skulltag

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Old 02-29-2012, 03:48 AM   #4
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Probably this is the game on this site skulltag
and their wiki page.
 
  


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