What is new program name?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 15:33:12 UTC 2008

On 15/03/2008, Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 16:45:22 +0200
>  "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > I just installed Autopano from the deb file at the publisher's
>  > website. However, I do not know the command to start the program! How
>  > does one discover which command launched newly installed programs?
> Since you used a deb package, the package manager should have picked it
>  up. So I would start Synaptic, then locate your package searching for
>  its name. then click on the "Properties" button in the toolbar. In the
>  window that pops up, click on the tab named "Installed files", and
>  browse the list of file until you find a file that's likely to be the
>  program binary. Start looking for files that are in /usr/bin, that's
>  where you most likely will find it.

I'm trying to do this with the GUI. I suppose if I sort /usr/bin by
timestamp I'd have my answer. But I cannot find the right syntax with
ls and sort.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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