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Date:      Tue, 26 Oct 1999 14:12:46 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Alfred Perlstein <>
To:        Bob Cohen <>
Cc:        freebsd <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Installing Packages
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bf1ff0$154b4610$dfdfdfdf@mojomatic>

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On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Bob Cohen wrote:

> Sorry if this seems like a dumb question but I've attempted
> installation of several packages using /stand/sysinstall and
> can't seem to run/find them after installation.  Where do
> they go and what do I have to do to get them to run once the
> install is complete.  I posses (and have read) THE COMPLETE
> FREEBSD on this subject but I'm just not understanding how
> this works.  Thanks.

most likely you'll need to type "rehash" after installing
anything to get your shell to see the files that have appeared
in it's PATH.

you can also use pkg_info -L <fullpackage name> to
see where and what files where installed.

good luck,

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