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Old 08-18-2003, 01:26 AM   #1
billobadshah
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Hi, I am using RHL9 kde, I installed mplayer by using utility Synaptic and it installed properly, my question is that how to run mplayer, where is it installed. At terminal window I typed mplayer and it gave me a long list of options. I want to run it from Desktop as GUI.
My another question is that whenever I have to start terminal window, I have to double click at Home icon at desktop and then from Tool I run it, is there anyway so that I can create a shortcut on desktop.
Thanks.
 
Old 08-18-2003, 01:46 AM   #2
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Old 08-18-2003, 05:22 AM   #3
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billobadshah,

to find out where programs are installed, you can try:
locate programname

or
whereis programname

I have no idea about icons - maybe you can use drag & drop (if your gui supports it) - don't know much about big desktop and window manager.

Last edited by lfur; 08-18-2003 at 05:23 AM.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 02:47 PM   #4
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Thanks for all your help, I got what I was looking for.
Thanks again.
 
  


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