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Old 06-30-2005, 02:14 PM   #1
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install.sh does not work


I have downloaded some softwares to be installed on my computer but the install.sh files included in the extracted packages don't work.

how can I install these programmes?

tks
 
Old 06-30-2005, 02:18 PM   #2
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do you get any error message?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 02:38 PM   #3
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no error messages.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 03:02 PM   #4
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Can you give me an example of one of these softwares?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 03:35 PM   #5
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What are you typing at the command line?
The syntax is usually.

sh nameofpackage.sh

I could be wrong, but this has worked for me.

Note, of course change into the package directory first.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 03:43 PM   #6
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good point, how do you run the install.sh program, and did you do it as user "root"?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 04:04 PM   #7
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I double click it in the GUI.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 08:56 PM   #8
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Double clicking won't do the trick. Try this sh scripts are some of the easiest to install


1: open a terminal
2: become root by typing 'su'
3: type sh scriptname.sh
4: ENJOY
 
  


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