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I've just bought a game (Machinarium) which does not come with a deb file neither is it a ./configure, make etc type of application. I can just run it. Where is the best place to put it so i can create a launcher and keep it out of my home directory?
i.e. I'm basically asking where are applications are installed and should i put this game there.
Aug 12, 2010 at 16:19
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Usually you would select
/usr/local as installation path.
You need to use
sudo if you want to copy anything into those directories.
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Aug 12, 2010 at 16:23
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Based on the fact that you have paid money for it, might be a good idea keeping it close to other documents that you will definitely take care of, that is, in the home directory.
~/bin is not widely known location but it is added in the PATH by bash so it looks pretty standard to me.
Aug 12, 2010 at 16:31
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