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I've installed some RPM packages but when i tried to run the program I get the "program is not on my PATH".OK,I know to change my PATH variable but how ...
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    I've installed some RPM packages but when i tried to run the program I get the "program is not on my PATH".OK,I know to change my PATH variable but how can I see where the RPM packages installed?

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    It is not always the case, and it varies from distro to distro, but the first place I look for its "executable" is in /usr/bin. If it's not there, I search for it....

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    Would you not have to run 'updatedb' as root first?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odd_Bloke
    Would you not have to run 'updatedb' as root first?
    Not if the cronjob did it already...
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