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Old 01-17-2006, 08:12 PM   #1
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file execution


hi! im one a new migrator to linux i got linux suse 10 super.. first how do I actually execute a file that i have downloaded
1.from x window
2. from bash

thank you
 
Old 01-17-2006, 08:35 PM   #2
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What program is it????

From your desktop environment (KDE, Gnome or whatever), you can press Alt-F2, or go to the menu and choose "Run Application". Simply type the name of the program, and press OK. You may need to specify the full path to the program.

From bash, simply type the programs name if it is located in your $PATH. Otherwise, type the full path to the program, or change to the directory it is in and type "./programName".

There is no subsitute for playing around with your system, and check out some of the newbie guides available on the web, such as This one.

I hope this helps
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Old 01-18-2006, 06:32 AM   #3
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thank you man.. but im having a problem i downloaded the flash plugin named install_flash_player_7_linux i clicked on it and it asked wether i should save it or open it wit hsome text editor i tried both and none of them actually ran an installation file.. in fact all i came out with is a file named thunderbird-bin but when u click on it nothign happens
thaak you
 
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