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Old 11-18-2007, 06:06 PM   #1
JSR_tuxbox
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I feel like an idiot... where did my aptitude install go?


Hi, all --

I just used aptitude to install flightgear, a piece open-source flight sim software. It completed successfully... but where did it install to? I'm using GNOME; how could I get a link to the file in my "Applications" directory? This seems like a dumb question, but I couldn't find the answer in man aptitude. Thanks for any help!

John
 
Old 11-18-2007, 06:13 PM   #2
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try pressing alt-f2 and type flightgear to launch it
you can use the menu editor to add it to the menu
 
Old 11-18-2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, unfortunately, the launcher didn't seem to recognize the application name flightgear, and "flightgear" didn't show up on the list of recognized applications. Should I try running the install again? Just out of curiosity, where is all the data for this program likely stored?
 
Old 11-18-2007, 06:25 PM   #4
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try opening a terminal and type flig and press tab, see if it autocompletes for yo
 
Old 11-18-2007, 06:34 PM   #5
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It didn't... aptitude has listed flightgear in my installed packages, though. =\
 
Old 11-18-2007, 11:19 PM   #6
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in a terminal window or a run dialog box type fgfs
 
  


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