Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I installed the plugins mentioned (sudo apt-get install ladspa-foo-plugins), but Audacity doesn't find them. They are not located in /usr/lib/ladspa.

How can I find out where installed files from a package are located?

share|improve this question

The package ladspa-foo-plugins Install ladspa-foo-plugins contains documentation files only which will be installed to /usr/share/doc/ladspa-foo-plugins/.

The actual plugins need to be downloaded, compiled, and installed from source. This can e.g. be done from here:

Or from the following ppa:

As this is not what we expect from a package this should be reported as bug.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.