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Old 03-28-2003, 03:24 PM   #1
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Running .sh script by double clicking?


If I put a script (we'll just call it script.sh for now) on my desktop, how can I make it so that it runs in a terminal when I double click it?
Currently what happens is it's viewed with a text editor, and i'd like it to run when I double click it, instead of being viewed with an editor.
I'm thinking i'd need to make it a symbolic link and put the file in a *bin directory.
Can anyone help me do this?
 
Old 03-28-2003, 04:01 PM   #2
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You can't do that really...

What you need to do instead is create a launcher that runs ([(gnome-)xawe]term|rxvt|konsole) -e script.sh
 
Old 03-29-2003, 12:41 PM   #3
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Thanks, that works.
 
  


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