running a program after installation

I've downloaded ethereal and installed it (RPM).  How do I run it now?  I read the online documentation and it didnt say.

Thanks
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jlevieConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The executable installed by the ethereal package is tethereal (for text mode ethereal). If you want the Gui interface you need to install the ethereal-gnome package, which you execute with the ethereal command.
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avizitConnect With a Mentor Commented:
try typing 'ethereal" and press enter

ps: i assume you have got it installed without errors ..
ie.

rpm -i package.rpm   dint give any errors
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Jase-CoderConnect With a Mentor Commented:
if that doesnt workk trying doing a search using find

find / | grep "ethereal" >> Found

then just take a look in that file. Also your program could be in either /usr/bin /usr/local/bin or /opt/bin .. etc. Make sure the directory is in your path.

You can check your path my typing "echo $PATH"
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avizitCommented:
typing

which ethereal

will give you if there is any executable by name of "ethereal" in your path
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dissolvedAuthor Commented:
Hi guys

Typing ethereal does nothing. I even cd into the path and did it.  The RPM installed without errors.

  I did a "find" for it and outputted it into the file FOUND.
I did a  cat FOUND and this is what was displayed:

/etc/pam.d/ethereal
/etc/security/console.apps/ethereal
/root/ethereal-0.10.3-0.90.1.i386.rpm
/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/ethereal_be.py
/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/ethereal_gen.py
/usr/lib/ethereal
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/artnet.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/acn.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/ciscosm.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/asn1.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/coseventcomm.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/cosnaming.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/docsis.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/enttec.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/gryphon.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/irda.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/lwres.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/megaco.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/mgcp.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/pcli.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/rdm.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/rlm.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/rtnet.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/rudp.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/plugins/0.10.3/v5ua.so
/usr/lib/ethereal/fucker
/usr/lib/ethereal/found
/usr/lib/libethereal.so
/usr/lib/libethereal.so.0.0.1
/usr/lib/libethereal.so.0
/usr/sbin/tethereal
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/ChangeLog
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/AUTHORS
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/COPYING
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.aix
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/INSTALL
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/NEWS
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.linux
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.bsd
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.hpux
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.irix
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/Makefile.nmake
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/Makefile
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/Makefile.am
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/Makefile.in
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.developer
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.capture
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.design
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.regression
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.idl2eth
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.plugins
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.xml-output
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.tapping
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/README.tvbuff
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/dfilter2pod.pl
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/configure
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/ethereal-filter.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/editcap.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/mergecap.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/idl2eth.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/ethereal-filter.pod.template
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/ethereal.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/tethereal.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/randpkt.txt
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/doc/text2pcap.pod
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.macos
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.tru64
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.vmware
/usr/share/doc/ethereal-0.10.3/README.win32
/usr/share/man/man1/tethereal.1.gz
/usr/share/man/man4/ethereal-filter.4.gz
/usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/16x16/apps/ethereal.png
/usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/32x32/apps/ethereal.png
/usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/48x48/apps/ethereal.png
/usr/share/ethereal
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter/dictionary.dtd
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter/dictionary.xml
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter/mobileipv4.xml
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter/nasreq.xml
/usr/share/ethereal/diameter/sunping.xml
/usr/share/ethereal/help
/usr/share/ethereal/help/toc
/usr/share/ethereal/help/capture_filters.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/capturing.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/display_filters.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/faq.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/getting_started.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/overview.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/help/well_known.txt
/usr/share/ethereal/manuf
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avizitCommented:
and since its in /usr/sbin/  i think only root should be able to run it.
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jlevieCommented:
Yep, running tethereal or ethereal requires root privs since the interface must be opened in promiscous mode. The executable could be installed anywhere, but the convention is to place root type things in /sbin or /usr/sbin.
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dissolvedAuthor Commented:
thanks guys
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