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Old 09-02-2003, 05:14 PM   #1
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installed RPM .........then what ??

hey guys,
i redhat 8 and my DISK3 is corrupt , so when i need progs from it
i download it and run their rpm, but after i run the rpm, how could i know that the prog is installed and how could i run then, i mean where does it go does it go a PROGRAM FILES alternative like windows or what , or should i try and only use binaries (.tgz files)

thanx for any help
Old 09-02-2003, 05:22 PM   #2
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To see if it is installed - eg for anything relating to gnome:
rpm -qa | grep gnome


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