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I recently switched from Windows 10 to Linux. I am trying to install Prolog and I followed the installation instructions on https://www.swi-prolog.org/build/PPA.html. I had no errors during the commands apt-add repository, apt-get update and apt-get install swi-prolog.

I expected just to see Prolog in my applications, but isn't listed and can't be found via the search. I'm very confused because I don't know where to look. In Windows I could look in my Program Files directory or in the installed software display. Do I have to find and start it via the Terminal? Isn't the installation finished? Please help.

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From the website manual, it says to type "swipl" into the terminal (without quotes).

https://www.swi-prolog.org/pldoc/man?section=quickstart

Hope it helps.

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    Thanks, the swipl command does work. But I used Prolog in windows before and it had it's own UI. I was expecting the same here tbh. – Paul Erlenmeyer Oct 22 '19 at 20:11
  • Sorry, I am not familiar with the software, so I don't know if either there is another command to start a GUI or if it's not included in Linux. – user107464 Oct 22 '19 at 20:27
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    I thought so. Thanks anyway. Big help :)! – Paul Erlenmeyer Oct 22 '19 at 20:32

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