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Old 11-02-2003, 03:59 PM   #1
zexter
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installed game... (where is it)


ok i installed a text adventure called dopewars.. it was a rpm file so i went in and did

[root@localhost Downloads]# rpm -ivh dopewars-1.5.9-1.i386.rpm


when i did this i got this....

[root@localhost Downloads]# rpm -ivh dopewars-1.5.9-1.i386.rpm
warning: dopewars-1.5.9-1.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 31da3301
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
1:dopewars ########################################### [100%]


so i take it that its installed but where is it? and how do i open it?


thanks

Last edited by zexter; 11-02-2003 at 04:06 PM.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 04:04 PM   #2
Jose Muņiz
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There are package managers depending on your distribution that let you install them in a graphical environment.. however you can always go to the console and type

rpm -ivh /path/to/file.rpm
 
Old 11-02-2003, 04:39 PM   #3
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You can try to find it by typing:
Code:
whereis dopewars
Or you can output a list of files that were installed and associated with the RPM by typing:
Code:
rpm -ql dopewars
 
Old 11-02-2003, 05:35 PM   #4
Jose Muņiz
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Just to clear things up .. he had asked how to install rpm's first. That was what my answer was for :P

And well you can also try typing dope and then TAB.... the installed file will most likely appear.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 10:22 PM   #5
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finding modules

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/
used whereis to find wine, and got several lines of directories,. Which one holds the executable? and how do I acess it from the desktop? Also how do I make a shortcut to it? Thanks in advance for your help.. I'm a complete newbie at this good stuff!
Please send reply to floydatkinson@sbcglobal.net

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