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Old 12-02-2003, 11:33 PM   #1
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The Ultimate Noob Question


Where do files install themselves in Linux?

I've recently installed Opera and Wine and I have no clue where to find either of them....
 
Old 12-02-2003, 11:38 PM   #2
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Usually, the executable is placed in /usr/bin. They stick libraries and config files in other dirs, but usually in the generic path so that anyone can execute them. That said, in a console

locate opera |more
locate wine |more

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Old 12-02-2003, 11:40 PM   #3
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usually /usr/local/bin
/usr/bin
/usr/sbin

Just try typing the command from the prompt, chances are it's in your path.

BTW
Code:
whereis opera (or whatever)
works pretty well
 
Old 12-03-2003, 12:02 AM   #4
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ok, ive got opera running, and wine seems to be working, now its just a matter of figuring out how to run wine :P
 
Old 12-03-2003, 12:49 AM   #5
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In it's most basic form,
wine <MSAPP.EXE>
be it setup.exe, etc.
Of course, it is NEVER that easy. So, Texas, is that anywhere near San Antonio.

R.O.
 
Old 12-03-2003, 04:38 AM   #6
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Don't get high hopes, wine runs in 5% of the times. Also don't forget to get the setup package and setup wine first, this will improve your chances .

greetz,
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