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Old 09-17-2003, 12:31 AM   #1
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How to find executables in a folder?

I have installed Oracle 9i R2 on RH9 server and currently listing /bin folder to find executables. I want to create launchers for all the executables but I am unable to find the executables. Is there any way to find a list of all executables like in windows dir *.exe, *.bat etc?
Old 09-17-2003, 02:04 AM   #2
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Most linux executables do not have a . extension, as linux doesnt use them for much.
You could try using KFind, as it will let you sort file types.
Old 09-17-2003, 02:12 AM   #3
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You could use ls -al and see which of the files have the +x flag set.
Old 09-17-2003, 02:52 AM   #4
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i find these info from web may it help u.

You can do:


and then

locate orecle
locate realplayer

You can also try:

whereis realplayer

find / -orecle

or If it came as an rpm then run
rpm -qs orecle

Old 09-17-2003, 03:34 AM   #5
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find / -orecle here you mean -oracle or it is orecle?
Old 09-17-2003, 03:43 AM   #6
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just ls -F
some with a "*" i
Old 04-10-2006, 04:52 PM   #7
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Hello sikandar,

You can find the executables in /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin and /usr/sbin. The executable binaries get installed here by default as defined by the software. You can specify a different location for the istallation of the binaries at the time of installation, if needed.



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