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Old 09-17-2003, 09:25 AM   #1
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Where is my Application

Another dumb question from this newbie

I installed an application (RPM) on my red hat box, now I can't find it. Where did it go, and how do I find it?

Any takers?

Thanks for the help
Old 09-17-2003, 09:31 AM   #2
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try searching for a directory or file, you could use whereis or one of the GUI file managers. Personally I would look in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin. bin directories usually contain the executable binaries of programs so try looking in bin's!
Old 09-17-2003, 08:10 PM   #3
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You could also try, from the command line rpm -ql filename (that is a lower case L after the Q). You do not need to type the whole RPM filename, just the major part of it. Try rpm -ql xpdf to see what happens!
Old 09-17-2003, 08:38 PM   #4
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um, have you tried the whereis command?


whereis program_name


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