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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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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2answers
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How are Ubuntu packages structured? [duplicate]

When I download a package in Ubuntu, what files does it install on my system and where? I'm just curious about the package structure in general (I searched and it doesn't look like anyone's asked ...
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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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0answers
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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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6answers
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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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