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Old 07-01-2005, 06:32 PM   #1
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installing 3ddesktop on Ubuntu

hi, after doing

sudo alien /home/c0d3z3r0/3ddesktop_0.2.9-2_i386.rpm
sudo dpkg -i /home/c0d3z3r0/3ddesktop_0.2.9-2_i386.deb

where does the program directory goes? or how can i run the program?
Old 07-02-2005, 08:50 AM   #2
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Actually if you open a console and type which 3ddesk it should tell you where the executable is. There should also be a man page that explains all of the different options that 3ddesk can take. The README file is also posted on the 3ddesktop site if you need more info on how to use 3ddesk.
Old 07-02-2005, 09:02 AM   #3
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Why are you using an .rpm?

3ddesktop is availlable in the Ubuntu repos:

apt-cache search 3ddesktop
3ddesktop - "Three-dimensional" desktop switcher
Maybe you need to add a few extra repos?

Check out the Ubuntu Starter Guide

You can start 3ddesktop from the terminal with:


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