[Lazarus] Where is fp ide located on my Mint 10 Linux system (ubuntu based)?

Peter Williams pewilliams2010 at live.com
Wed Dec 29 20:08:00 CET 2010

Hi Mark,

> From: markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
> Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 18:52:50 +0000
> To: lazarus at lists.lazarus.freepascal.org
> Subject: Re: [Lazarus] Where is fp ide located on my Mint 10 Linux system	(ubuntu based)?
> Honza wrote:
> > 2010/12/29 Peter Williams <pewilliams2010 at live.com>:
> >>>> 2010/12/29 Peter E Williams <pewslinuxvault at gmail.com>:
> >>>>> I will study your reply. At the moment I am have problems actually
> >>>>> finding
> >>>>> fp and fpc binaries on my Mint 10 system (Linux).
> > If those binaries are in your path then `which fp` and `which fpc`
> > should say where the programs are installed/located.

I don't know where they are installed/located. The software manager application does not tell me. It simply installs them.

> Assuming, with all due respect to everybody, that he has actually 
> installed it successfully (i.e. that it didn't fail due to the absence 
> of some prerequisite. Allowing that Mint is a derivative of Ubuntu which 
> is itself a derivative of Debian I, for one, would be very cautious.

Yes, I installed Lazarus, latest stable release, which has fp as it's dependency. I have since used subversion to install Lazarus into Home/juni/Lazarus folder.

> Peter, in extremis try
> find /usr -name fp

juni at juni ~ $ find /usr -name fp

cd /usr/bin

and success. fp ide is correcting running. Thank you, Mark. 

Now that wasn't so hard after all, was it folks. I was it like pulling teeth? You decide.

> and possibly others such as basing the find on /opt if the distro ever 
> uses that for packages.
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