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Old 02-17-2006, 03:59 PM   #1
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How do I find the program that I recently installed?


Does linux that feature that winxp has, where when you install a program it would highligh where it is?

I can't find it anywhere. I installed Bastille-Linux in a rpm format. Where is it?
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:04 PM   #2
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Try whereis Bastille
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:09 PM   #3
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I want to know where the program is in my Menu. What do I do to run it?
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:16 PM   #4
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Oh... Well, if it's in your menu, I think you just have to search for it. (or google for where your distro would have put it).

If it's not there, you'll have to run whereis Bastille anyway to find where it is and then add a shortcut manually.
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:27 PM   #5
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if your using KDE and it isn't in the menus, try running kappfinder. If you can't find kappfinder in the menu, just run it from a shell.
 
Old 02-18-2006, 04:47 PM   #6
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Hi everyone,

I have installed BitTorrent onto my Mandriva 2006 machine but cannot find it! The install seemed Ok with no errors reported. I have tried "whereis BitTorrent" which returns:

BitTorrent:


When I run kappfinder it finds no trace of it.
Can anyone suggest anything?
Cheers
Pete
 
Old 02-18-2006, 05:13 PM   #7
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in kde you can use the menu updating tool. it should find all non-kde apps and place them into your k-menu. on console 'whereis' works, but you have to already know the programs executable name. if you're really lost, you might try using 'find' with options to screen for files created the day you installed the program (kludgy, I know).
 
  


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