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So i have a konquerer shortcut on my desktop. I would like to know where the actual executable is. Where is this shortcut pointing to? I right click on it ...
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    how to find the executable


    So i have a konquerer shortcut on my desktop. I would like to know where the actual executable is. Where is this shortcut pointing to? I right click on it and press properties but it just says the location of the actual shortcut. I opened it with kwrite, and saw a bunch of text but no path to an executable. How would i find out where its pointing to?

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    Open up a terminal and type:

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    whereis konquerer
    Or try:

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    locate konquerer
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    thanks for the quick reply, but i'm still having trouble. it didn't find it.. it just said:
    'konquerer:'
    and the 'locate' command wasn't found. maybe the executable file name is not konquerer? is there any way to find out? Or does anyone know offhand where the executable is located (in suse 9.1 personal) so i can browse to it in my computer and click on it and open it? Like what if the shortcuts accidently got deleted? how would i browse the net to get your help to fix it?!

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    Didn't even notice the spelling mistake

    konquer*e*r


    the actual spelling is:

    konqueror

    Try the whereis now.

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    thanks it works.

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    No problem.

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    you could try find command either:
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    find / -name konqueror
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    or you could have right mouse clicked on the desktop shortcut, hit properties, and then go to the application tab.

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    we all mentioned a different way to do that!amazing....
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