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    How do I find an application?

    I would like to download some torrent files using Transmission but when knoppix asks me to select which application I would like to use, I don't know where to find Transmission in the directory.
    Any help would be appreciated.

  2. #2
    How are you trying to open the torrent file? Is the message appearing in your browser or are you clicking on the torrent file in the file browser?

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    When I click on the torrent file in the browser a notice comes up that says, 'This link needs to be opened with an application, choose an application'. But I don't know where in the file directory to look for 'Transmission' which I want to use.

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    /usr/bin/transmission-gtk

    You can find applications by opening a terminal emulator and typing
    Code:
    whereis application
    Last edited by The Lightning Stalker; 05-01-2013 at 05:53 PM.

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    Thank you very much. Although when I put 'whereis transmission' into the terminal it gives me 'user/share/transmission'. And the gtk file it not there it's where you said.

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    Oh that, yeah. I right-clicked on the Transmission icon in the menu to see where it was.

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