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Re: How do I run installed applications???



How about this:

rpm -ql firefox which will list the files installed by the rpm package,
from that look for the files that were installed in
the /??/bin /??/??/bin or any other bin directory.

or a simple <which firefox>, without the brackets, should result in
something like /usr/bin/firefox

Hope it helps

John

On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 22:36 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 14 April 2005 21:48, Jason Hoskins wrote:
> >How do I determine where an application is installed in Fedora Core
> > 3? I have installed a couple of apps using RPMs and I do not know
> > how to start them. I have found Netscape which from the terminal I
> > type '/.Netscape' and it sounded like it was starting, waited for a
> > few minutes and returned to the command prompt.
> >
> >Thanks in advance!
> 
> Wrong syntax.  If you are in the same directory as the executable, but 
> it (that directory) is not in your $PATH, then the syntax 
> is ./Netscape, not /.Netscape.  The latter syntax would tell it to 
> look in the / directory or partition, for a hidden file 
> called .Netscape.  Taint gonna work (unless thats where you put it 
> that is :-)
>  
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