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Hi! I'm wondering where the installed files are. On Debian, I can right click on installed package name (on Synaptic)->Properties->Installed files and see where on the filesystem the various binaries ...
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    Question Synaptic question.


    Hi!

    I'm wondering where the installed files are.
    On Debian, I can right click on installed package name (on Synaptic)->Properties->Installed files and see where on the filesystem the various binaries are.

    On PC Linux I can't see an "Installed files" tab.
    How can I find, where the binaries are, after installing a package?


    THANKS!!!

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    Code:
    dpkg -L <package name>
    dpkg cheatsheet

    Hrm, wait, pclinuxos uses synaptic, but they're still rpm right?

    In which case
    Code:
    rpm -ql <package name>
    rpm commands

    Other distro independent options

    Code:
    whereis <package name>
    man whereis

    Code:
    which <package name>
    man which

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    THANKS reed9!!!
    Much appreciated!

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    You're welcome. I should probably clarify that for which and whereis, it isn't actually the package name, but the binary/command name.

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