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Finding An Executable Program

by Rill

Sometimes you need to find out the path to an executable program. To do this:

  1. Open a terminal "Ctrl+Alt+t" or a console "Ctrl+Alt+f1".
  2. Type
    type

    followed by the program name. For example, you can find the "gedit" editor by typing

    type gedit

C. J. Chaltain contributed to this article.

find_executable.txt · Last modified: 2013/07/03 14:27 (external edit)