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Old 01-13-2005, 01:54 PM   #1
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Finding installed program

I found gtk a p2p program as an rpm for mdk.I installed it without a problem but i dont know how to run the program.Plz but a linux newbie out of his misery and help if u can:P
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What is the name of the program. Try starting a console and entering the name of the program, it may run.
Old 01-30-2005, 11:29 PM   #3
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Or alternatively run kappfinder......
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You can use the rpm command to find out the contents of a rpm-file :
'rpm -qlp filename.rpm | less '

The application you'll want to run is usually the one found in the "bin" subdirectory.

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"rpm -ql package-name | more" will list everything in that package -- reading the docs if it has them is suggested then.
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Lightbulb word to the wise

Do yourself a favour and grab a matching set of kdeadmin kdeadmin-kpackage and libskdeadmin-kpackage (if you have a complete MAIN rpm source you should be set)
when you have a problem of this type use Kpackage to open the rpm and look at the file list
you would be looking for the file in /bin/ or /sbin/ or */?bin/

Oh and a dirty lilttle secret most of the time the ftp site Main media is a lot more than either the DVD or CD Main? has. other than thats about it


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