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Old 11-02-2006, 04:08 PM   #1
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How to install the Oxford English Dictionary for Linux


I bought the Oxford English Dictionary. It is for both Windows and Linux. The name of the program is OALD7. I went into the linux folder. There is a file called 'installaion.sh'. I tried in vain to instal it.

How do I install it using this 'installation.sh' file?

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[root@c83-250-99-43 Nissanka]# cd /media
[root@c83-250-99-43 media]# ls
OALD7
[root@c83-250-99-43 media]# cd OALD7
[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# ls
autorun.inf
data
linux
QUICKfind
QuickTime
setup.exe

[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# cd linux
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ls
installation.sh
vlc
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# installation.sh
bash: installation.sh: command not found
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ./installation.sh
bash: ./installation.sh: /bin/sh: bad interpreter: Permission denied
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#installation.sh

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Old 11-02-2006, 04:10 PM   #2
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try
Code:
chmod +x installation.sh
it may be that the installation script isn't set to executable.
 
Old 11-02-2006, 04:17 PM   #3
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It didn't work. Very funny.

[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# ls
autorun.inf data linux QUICKfind QuickTime setup.exe
[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# cd linux
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ls
installation.sh vlc
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# chmod +x installation.sh
chmod: changing permissions of `installation.sh': Read-only file system
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#

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[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# chmod 755 'installation.sh'
chmod: changing permissions of `installation.sh': Read-only file system
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#

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Old 11-02-2006, 08:05 PM   #4
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It didn't work. Very funny.
hey, just trying to help, no need to get hostile.
Quote:
[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# ls
autorun.inf data linux QUICKfind QuickTime setup.exe
[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# cd linux
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ls
installation.sh vlc
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# chmod +x installation.sh
chmod: changing permissions of `installation.sh': Read-only file system
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#

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[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# chmod 755 'installation.sh'
chmod: changing permissions of `installation.sh': Read-only file system
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#
Can I ask what kind of machine this is? Why is the filesystem read only?
 
Old 11-02-2006, 08:23 PM   #5
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Since you're under /media, I assume you're trying to install it from a CD, right? CDs are read-only, so changing permissions obviously won't work in that case.

Instead, try:
Code:
bash installation.sh
That will explicitly run the script in bash, which will usually bypass "bad interpreter" problems.
 
Old 11-03-2006, 04:03 AM   #6
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I am running Fedora Core5. This is a 64 bit computer.

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[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# bash installation.sh
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing ..........................
This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / x86_64

Please contact Loki Technical Support at support@lokigames.com
The program returned an error code (1)
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#
What is the problem now?
 
Old 11-03-2006, 11:41 AM   #7
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This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / x86_64
I could be wrong, but I'd guess that the installer is 32-bit, perhaps you don't have the 32-bit compatibility libraries installed?
 
Old 11-03-2006, 02:06 PM   #8
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I sent an email to them. I hope they will reply. They are very unreliable. The chances of getting a reply from them is almost zero.
 
Old 11-03-2006, 02:38 PM   #9
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This should work if you type

sh installation.sh

In order to run a command directly from a CD you have to mount it with the exec option.
 
Old 11-04-2006, 04:21 AM   #10
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Thanks Oliv for the help. It didn't work.
A very strange problem.

[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# cd linux
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ls
installation.sh vlc
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# sh installation.sh
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing ..........................
This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / x86_64

Please contact Loki Technical Support at support@lokigames.com
The program returned an error code (1)
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#
 
Old 11-04-2006, 03:57 PM   #11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gins
Thanks Oliv for the help. It didn't work.
A very strange problem.

[root@c83-250-99-43 OALD7]# cd linux
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# ls
installation.sh vlc
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]# sh installation.sh
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing ..........................
This installation doesn't support glibc-2.1 on Linux / x86_64

Please contact Loki Technical Support at support@lokigames.com
The program returned an error code (1)
[root@c83-250-99-43 linux]#
This seems bad. The error message tell that it is not compatible with your system. The error comes from the loki installer (the installer). You can still try to uncomress by hand (maybe sh installation -x otherwise; installation.sh is most likely a tar.gz with shell commands prepended, remove them and tar -zxvf) and see if you can run something from it; but I have doubts...
 
Old 11-04-2006, 05:20 PM   #12
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Oliv
You did your best to help me. I sent them email. I wouldn't expect them to reply. The program works like a bootable CD on Windows XP.

I want it to work on Linux. I don't use Windows. It is written on the CD about the Linux compatibility.
 
  


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