Three Random Simple Questions

ulrich steffens ulrich at
Thu Oct 20 17:12:31 UTC 2005

Am Freitag, den 21.10.2005, 00:20 +0900 schrieb Dave M G:
> Thank you for your continued advice.
> I combined the tips given in recent responses, and, to make a long story
> short, I still don't see anything in the output that tells me where the
> actual application is, if it's even installed.
> I assumed that it would be in Applications | Internet, but it's not
> there or anywhere else in the menu. Also, typing in "bitt" following by
> pressing the tab button got nothing. It seems that the .deb package
> installed everything but the actual application.
> Sorry if I'm missing something basic here.
> Here is the output of the suggested commands:
> dave at ubuntu1:/usr/bin$ find . | grep bittorrent

hi, the binaries for bittorrent arent named bittorrent-XYZ ;) 
you should look for something called:


oh, and since i also lost track on this thread:
why do you want to use bittorrent from outside of ubuntu?
if you open synaptic and search for 'torrent' you will find 

	bittorrent 3.4.2-3ubuntu7
	- which is already installed by default. this includes the
	standard handlers. so gnome btdownload can work.

	bittorrent-gui 3.4.2-3ubuntu7
	- which adds the gui you're looking for.

if you can't find bittorrent-gui, you should enable universe in your
repos. on how to do that look here:

and a really cool place to discover the whole ubuntu-experience is

have fun 


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