Where did the programs go?

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Where did the programs go?

Postby mipcar » Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:19 am

I worked out how to download some packages.. Easy once you know how. However although all downloaded properly and gave me the message that they are installed there are 3 which I cannot find in the applications mint menu. Why would this be?

The ones in question are (in no particular order of download).
Valgrind
File Zilla
Basislisk II

All the others I got I can find and they run. Just cannot locate these ones.

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Re: Where did the programs go?

Postby distoaddict » Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:15 am

try running the program name from a terminal eg fileZilla.It should run from there or give an error message.But first
you should also right click the menu button and select reload plugins

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Re: Where did the programs go?

Postby Fred » Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:32 am

mipcar,

If memory serves, Valgrind and Basislisk II are CLI programs. CLI programs don't show in the menu by default. I am not sure about File Zilla, but I think it is GUI. Have you tried rebooting. This will usually cause the menu to update.

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Re: Where did the programs go?

Postby mipcar » Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:25 pm

Fred wrote:mipcar,

If memory serves, Valgrind and Basislisk II are CLI programs. CLI programs don't show in the menu by default. I am not sure about File Zilla, but I think it is GUI. Have you tried rebooting. This will usually cause the menu to update.

Fred


File Zilla has appeared and is working. No sign of Valgrind nor BasisliskII. Did the refresh in Menu. What are CLI programs and how do I run them?

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Re: Where did the programs go?

Postby rdonnelly » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:02 pm

mipcar wrote:
Fred wrote:mipcar,

If memory serves, Valgrind and Basislisk II are CLI programs. CLI programs don't show in the menu by default. I am not sure about File Zilla, but I think it is GUI. Have you tried rebooting. This will usually cause the menu to update.

Fred


File Zilla has appeared and is working. No sign of Valgrind nor BasisliskII. Did the refresh in Menu. What are CLI programs and how do I run them?

Mychael


CLI Command Line Interface? You run them from a terminal. Usually by typing the name of the app, then hit enter.
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