Package or program Name

Post here if you are a new Porteus member and you're looking for some help.
Post Reply
Jack
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1063
Joined: 09 Aug 2013, 14:25
Distribution: Porteus 3.2.rc5 Mate 64 bit
Location: Marysville, OHIO USA

Package or program Name

Post#1 by Jack » 28 Jan 2016, 21:27

I'm using Porteus 3.1 Mate 64bit. Can anyone help me? What I want is the package or program name for these applications.

Under the Accessories area they are.

Break reminder
Find Files and Directories
Search for Files


Under the Internet area it is.

polyglot

Under the Universal Access area it is.

Florence Virtual Keyboard

There will be more in the System area if I can't seem to fine them.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

roadie
Full of knowledge
Full of knowledge
Posts: 205
Joined: 02 Jan 2011, 18:41
Distribution: Porteus 3.5...with a twist
Location: In a hayfield

Re: Package or program Name

Post#2 by roadie » 28 Jan 2016, 21:50

@Jack

If you look in /usr/share/applications, you'll find .desktop files, these will show you which application is linked to the menu entry.

You can also check /var/log/packages if you know the application name. It will take some searching, but the info is there.

User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5439
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Package or program Name

Post#3 by brokenman » 28 Jan 2016, 22:02

Polyglot is mine.
Find and Search are part of the base system i think.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

Post Reply