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Old 05-21-2009, 04:50 AM   #1
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Unhappy I can't find my installed file.tar.bz2

Hi I've installed a package which is GHC.tar.bz2 by Terminal. In the end I read installation was successful but I didn't find my package in "Applications Programming".
Old 05-21-2009, 06:03 AM   #2
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How did you install the package? Did you extract the package and then install it by make and make install?
If yes then just try to run the program command line and see if it is installed and running.
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If you know what the executable is called you can find it with 'which' like:

which firefox



Depending on what desktop you are using, you should be able to manually edit the menu to add the program using the correct executable for the command.

It can help to install using checkinstall instead of 'make install'. Checkinstall allows you to use your package manager for most systems. I'm not sure if that would include getting the new program into the menu.
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