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Old 03-06-2005, 12:08 PM   #1
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Where is the program after i install it?


sorry, this is the first time i have ever installed a program...

i installed the rpm for fedora 3, and am now wondering where it went. is there any way to put it in the applications list? I installed wine (wine-20050211-1fc3winehq.i686.rpm)

can anyone help me out?
 
Old 03-06-2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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I don't think it's important to know where the program went, but how you run it. Usually, you run it by typing the name of the program on a terminal (in your case, by typing "wine").

Usually, the executables goes to /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin, /sbin/... etc. There's a command that checks for where those things could be:

whereis wine

A last tip... avoid wine unless really necessary. It's the beta of all beta programs. Try using a native Linux programs because 1 - It works and 2 - unless it's for games, Linux usually has a equally good or even better replacement then Windows applications. This list would get you started:

http://linuxshop.ru/linuxbegin/win-l...en/table.shtml

Good luck!
 
Old 03-06-2005, 04:22 PM   #3
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I don't know for wine but most of the programs put their files in /usr/share or /usr/local/share. You can always search for it by doing "slocate program name".
 
Old 03-06-2005, 06:10 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by Rognon
I don't know for wine but most of the programs put their files in /usr/share or /usr/local/share. You can always search for it by doing "slocate program name".
You might have to run "updatedb" first as root before using slocate.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 07:11 PM   #5
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Yeah I should have mentioned that
 
Old 03-06-2005, 09:04 PM   #6
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If you install programs from RPMs it doesnt always create a link for the program in your start menu right away. In order to update your menu for programs that you just installed, open menudrake. check if the program is where its suppost to be in the menu (it usualy is), save your menu configuration in menudrake and you should be good to go. if it doesnt show up in menudrake you can add it. the executables (.bin) for programs are usualy put in /usr/bin. if its not there you could also use file search to find where the file is.

Last edited by djabbot; 03-06-2005 at 09:06 PM.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 09:34 PM   #7
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If you install programs from RPMs it doesnt always create a link for the program in your start menu right away. In order to update your menu for programs that you just installed, open menudrake. check if the program is where its suppost to be in the menu (it usualy is), save your menu configuration in menudrake and you should be good to go. if it doesnt show up in menudrake you can add it. the executables (.bin) for programs are usualy put in /usr/bin. if its not there you could also use file search to find where the file is.
I'm really curious to learn how he is supposed to use menudrake (a mandrake configuration tool) in fedora core 3.

Last edited by perfect_circle; 03-06-2005 at 09:35 PM.
 
Old 03-07-2005, 08:24 AM   #8
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BAHAHAHAHA.

i quit. i give up. *hangs head in shame*
 
  


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