[Ilugc] To Learn Linux

Guruprasad lgp171188 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 12:49:35 IST 2012

Hi Saravana Babu,

On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 12:27 PM, saravana babu <babusaravana75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am B.E computer science student and completed in 2011 at a.m.s
> engineering college.
> i need to know how to install an application and where it is installed.i

If you are installing using the package manager or using a deb file,
you can use dpkg -L <package name> to see the list of files installed
by the package and their location. If you already have the binary in
your path and are able to run the command but want to know the
location of the binary, you can use 'which' command to find out.

If you have installed the application by other means and know the name
of the binary/configuration file you can use find command to find the

> feel hard to find drivers to connect java with database.

Which database do you want to connect to? For MySQL, there is the
"libmysql-java" package that installs the JDBC driver for connecting
to MySQL.

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