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Old 10-07-2009, 03:45 AM   #1
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When i apt-get install where is the working directory?


when i apt-get install mednafen i couldnt seem to locate the working directory. what i want to do is back up my saved game files onto an sd card. Im on an asus eeepc 900a with xandros lite. Any help is much appriciated thanks.

Last edited by wakrein; 10-07-2009 at 03:57 AM. Reason: I made a mistake i ment to say mednafen instead of visualboyadvance sorry im newb
 
Old 10-07-2009, 03:52 AM   #2
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well that's nothing to do with the installation itself, but where the installed app works... check the docs for this program for details. By default check for ".something" files and directories in your home.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 03:54 AM   #3
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when i apt-get install visualboyadvance i couldnt seem to locate the working directory. what i want to do is back up my saved game files onto an sd card. Im on an asus eeepc 900a with xandros lite. Any help is much appriciated thanks.
The "working directory" is almost certainly under your home directory. Just list the contents this way:

$ ls -la

This invocation shows dotted directories. Or, in a GUI file explorer, specify "Show hidden files". Same result. Look for a "dotted" directory that sounds like the name of the program. Like this (example):

Code:
.visualboyadvance
Or something similar.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 03:56 AM   #4
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when i apt-get install mednafen i couldnt seem to locate the working directory. what i want to do is back up my saved game files onto an sd card. Im on an asus eeepc 900a with xandros lite. Any help is much appriciated thanks.
I believe i found it! It would be a hidden folder within my /home/user/ directory called .mednafen/
The saved games i believe are located in /home/user/.mednafen/sav
Thanks anyways =)
 
  


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