Subject Re: [firebird-support] How to detect if Firebird is already installed on Linux
Author Mohd. Jeffry
there are a lot of ways to do this:

1. to check whether it install or not do this
for source or non rpm install
#locate firebird

for rpm install
#rpm -qa | grep -i firebird

2. to see if there is a running firebird do a
#ps -aux | grep fb

for Super server you will see something like

for a Classic server you will see something like

On 4/16/05, Nandeesh Satish Kumar <nsatishkumar@...> wrote:
> I am building an installer for our product. The product runs on Suse
> Linux 9.1. I need to detect if the system has a firebird installation
> (v1.5) anything a server - client - running as a service etc. How do
> I
> do it. On windows I can use the registry to do it. How do I do it on
> linux?
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
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