can't find installed executables

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at
Tue Oct 11 10:01:13 UTC 2011

On 10/11/2011 11:09 AM, Jim jim wrote:
> Hallo,
> I'm kind of new to FreeBSD and installed the latest version a few days ago, it gave me the option to install some packages and I chose some of them like 'FlightGear' for example.But now I don't know how to execute this game or any other program I got installed. I can find the folder and it's like /usr/ports/games/flightgear but there is the Makefile so I think that is the installation folder and i also tried to install it but than it shows me that it is already installed.Could you tell me which one is the executable and how to run it or where I can find it?
> Hope you can help me with this.
> Yours Sincerely
> Jim van Dooren. 
Hi Jim,

Ports (and packages) are installed under /usr/local
For Flightgear for example in de ports directory you mention
/usr/ports/games/flightgear there is a file pkg-plist which contains a list
of files that are installed by this port. If you have done a rehash after
installing then the binary should be found in your path.
Good luck.

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