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Old 02-07-2007, 10:19 PM   #1
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Apt-get installed program to ???

I'm a little lost with apt... installed apt-get on RHEL 4, used it to install freetype 2. Unfortunately, I can't find it after installation. Apt-get says it's installed, but other programs which try to use it claim otherwise. find / -name freetype* returns nothing of consequence

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Old 02-08-2007, 03:37 AM   #2
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use the following commands to find the program installed

firstly update the programs in the system

# updatedb

The use a locate command

# locate program_name

Usually APT install programs to the /usr/local or /opt/ or to any one of the bin or sbin directories

Old 02-08-2007, 04:21 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by wahming
find / -name freetype*
the correct syntax is find / -name "freetype*" (quotes are important)


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