- From: James Henstridge <james daa com au>
- To: "Lionel Pitaru (Particular)" <lionelp inea net ar>
- cc: GNOME <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: RPMs
- Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 20:36:06 +0800 (WST)
You can check to see if the install went correctly with the command
"rpm -qi pkgname" (just the base part of the package name is needed --
not the version, release, etc parts). This should print out some
information about the package.
If the program does not provide a menu entry, you can find out what it
installed with the command "rpm -ql pkgname". Any files in /usr/bin are
probably executables, so you could try running one of those from the
If you prefer a bit of feedback when installing packages with rpm (by
default, it only prints something on failure), use "rpm -ivh" instead of
just "rpm -i" and "rpm -Uvh" instead of "rpm -U".
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Lionel Pitaru (Particular) wrote:
> Like I'm new in this i will have stupid questions, sorry about that, i hope
> you understand me.
> I downloaded Caitoo.rpm. After doing this: rpm - i caitoo.rpm and installed
> all the libraries. Did i installed caitoo?. In that case Where? and How can
> i execute Caitoo from the menu?
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