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Where are my installed applications? [duplicate]

I have installed skype in ubuntu but duuno where to start the installed the skype application .Similarly I have installed netbeans and many applications but after installing them their icon's are not ...
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Where is VLC Media Player installed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the equivalent to the Windows “Program Files” folder? I have VLC Media Player as a .deb file which i installed successfully. However i do not know ...
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how to find a program in Ubuntu [duplicate]

In Windos OS I used to browse to C--> Program Files to find the application needed to launch a file, I can not do this in Ubuntu.whenever the Launch Application ask me to Choose an Appliction I ...
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Why does Linux/Ubuntu have an unorganised install solution? [duplicate]

I started using Windows 7 again to play some of my games I had been missing and I have to say I've been relieved to be reintroduced to the standard installation area Program Files. From what I've ...
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Where are application files stored? [duplicate]

I have installed few software in Ubuntu. Some of these software are quite big and needs more than 400MB of space during installation. In Windows, when we install a software, it is saved in program ...
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4answers
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where is the place downloaded program from apt-get [duplicate]

When we download a binary Debian program from repository by this command: sudo apt-get install something Where is this program store and all of executable files?
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Where do my programs get installed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the equivalent to the Windows “Program Files” folder? Coming from windows I'm used to having everything installed in c:\program ...
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0answers
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How do I find out where are command line commands installed? [duplicate]

I just installed apt-get install a few commands, but where are these things saved? thanks
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where are packeges from Ubuntu Software Center downloaded to? [duplicate]

the location of the downloaded/installed programs and packages from software Center?
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What's the directory/location where the installations from repositories go? [duplicate]

I want to install the program ImageJ from the Ubuntu repositories (mainly because it's easier than compiling the code from source), but I need to add a few plugins to the basic installation. I would ...
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Where are the programs on my hard drive? [duplicate]

I created a partition on my hard drive just for Ubuntu, but when I install something from the Ubuntu Software Center where is this program located? I mean, it's on the partition, but where is it ...
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How to understand the Ubuntu file system layout?

In Windows there’re perhaps only a couple of important folders (by important I mean important in my logical picture of the Windows file system) in the installation drive (in my case C:\). Namely ...
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Installing applications from source

I was wondering about generic installations of all applications in linux. And what that means? Well, when I was using windows I knew that if I want to install an application I am double-clicking the ...
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What directory are applications installed into? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are my installed applications? Just a Quick question As i'm a newbie in Linux , im just curious that when you install any application through terminal or ...

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