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Find out where something is installed?

Postby Ax. on Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:35 pm

How do I find out where something is installed? The whereis command only return this:

$ whereis emesense
emesense:
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Re: Find out where something is installed?

Postby remoulder on Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:37 pm

Try locate
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: Find out where something is installed?

Postby Leppie on Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:43 pm

Ax. wrote:How do I find out where something is installed? The whereis command only return this:

$ whereis emesense
emesense:

if you're looking for an executable, use which:
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which emesene

should return something like this:
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/usr/bin/emesene
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Re: Find out where something is installed?

Postby Ax. on Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:09 pm

Thanks!

The "which"-command worked great!
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