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I just downloaded and installed Xcode on my MacBook Pro, but I don't see it under Applications or Utilities. I also don't see a shortcut at the bottom. How do I run it?

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Also note you can use Spotlight to open applications. Press CMD+Space and type the name "Xcode" and it should be the first hit under the Applications heading. – styfle Jun 12 '11 at 8:28
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Xcode is located in /Developer/Applications/ Double-click it to open it. If you want, you can make an alias to it in your applications folder.

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After you buy Xcode from the App Store you will be left with an 'Install Xcode' application in your Applications folder -- run that. It'll do the actual install and after all of that is said and done you'll have a /Developer/Applications/ application in your PATH.

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And after the installation, be sure to archive the "Install Xcode" app and get it off your hard drive. It takes up 3GB of hard drive space and does nothing. – user9290 Aug 20 '11 at 19:38
note this is for Xcode 4.0-4.2 - 4.3 runs from /Applications – Mark May 8 '12 at 21:33

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