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When I go into Ubuntu Software center and download software it will say download complete but when i search for it on the pc to open it its nowhere to be found, I figured it would go into dash home but its nowhere to be found. How do I fix this problem?

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Can you be more specific? Which software? Have you tried typing the software's name in the search bar on the dash? – Bobble Jul 6 '12 at 0:24

Did you try whereis command?

Syntax is $whereis 'software name u r looking for'

Here's an example :

$ whereis unity
unity: /usr/bin/unity /usr/lib/unity /usr/share/unity /usr/share/man/man1/unity.1.gz
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