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How do you find out where your package has been installed? More importantly, where are the setting files for it (for instance, httpd.conf with Apache, or php.ini with PHP)?

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dpkg -L <packetname>

on debian etc. and

rpm -ql <packetname>

on rpm based distributions (redhat, suse, centos)

The settings files will usually be located somewhere below /etc.

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