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you should be able to open a terminal and type
and it will give you a list of locations if it can find it. Usually apps (the "executable") are installed in /usr/bin/ usr/share and some other places depending on how you installed them(ur home directory)
If you type
whereis <prog-name> and the name just appears with no location that means either u typed the wrong name or it isn't installed.
Typing the name of the app in a terminal or a run dialog will usually launch the app,
I have a doubt here. I have created an RPM which actually does no more than copy certain files in a certain directory structure to a particular location. The package is called store-1.0. What I wanted to know is, how can I find out where this particular package is installed? Particularly since it doesnt have any binary files.
I tried unpacking an package & it displays the follwing message,I am using->
Linux version 188.8.131.52-12mdksmp & (Mandrakelinux (Alpha 3.4.1-3mdk))
Message i received--> rpm -ivh bison-2.0-3mdk.x86_64.rpm
warning: bison-2.0-3mdk.x86_64.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 26752624
error: Failed dependencies:
m4 is needed by bison-2.0-3mdk
libc.so.6()(64bit) is needed by bison-2.0-3mdk
7 libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) is needed by bison-2.0-3mdk
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3)(64bit) is needed by bison-2.0-3mdk