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Old 12-23-2004, 10:20 AM   #1
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How to check SW installed not by rpm


Does anyone know how to check what SW were installed in the Linux box if the SW were not installed by rpm??? Since I installed the SW by downloading the tar file from internet..and installed it...but now i wanna check what SW i have installed and also their version.

any help will be greatly appreciated...thx
Old 12-23-2004, 10:29 AM   #2
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You can see if binary of tar.gz exist or now. For example Apache creates main binary httpd. So type command

which binary
find / -iname binary-name

which httpd
find / -iname httpd


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