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When I install executable I know I can easily run which sometool and find it (for most cases) but how about when I install something like apr or apr-util where does it install it to? I need to pass that path to a ./configure command and can't seem to locate it on my machine.

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Yum will follow the directions given in the RPM that it is installing. If you want to find out where something got installed, use, for example, 'rpm -ql apr' to see where those files got installed.

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Great Thank you! –  Reza Sanaie Nov 15 '12 at 2:49

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