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Where is a typical Linux program installed
Where does a program install on linux?

In Windows it's clear - Program files - all programs are there. But where are programs in linux stored?

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marked as duplicate by grawity, Linker3000, Sathya Aug 18 '11 at 8:06

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Usually the executables are in /usr/bin/ or /usr/local/bin. Linux programs generally use resources in other folders too, such as shared libraries in /usr/lib/ or /usr/local/lib.

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