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Hi i am new to linux, but i catch on real fast, and i was working things around, and i came along some stuff that i was trying to move, but i can't, it wont let me move the files, like i want to move a style to /opt/kde3/share/apps/kstyle/pixmaps....and i cant move it. is this something that has to do with permisions, and if it is can you give me exact steps kuz i am new at this...
and also one more thing. how do i run a script. i have a theme and it says this
- Installation instructions -
Run the script ./install.sh for installation.
Run Control Center and select Look'n'Feel.
Select Style and then acqua in the style list. Click on Apply.
Select Window Decoration and then IceWM in the list. Select the Configure tab and then Acqua in the window decorations list. Click on Apply.
Select Wallpaper and then Acqua.jpg in the wallpaper list. Click on Apply.
but how do i run the script??? i dont know how...someone please help me
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The file is probably in a directory owned by root. Use the "su" command to switch to root and "exit" to return to being a normal user when you're done (but be careful with what you type while you're root, it's easy to mess up your system if you type the wrong thing). To run a script/program, you just type the name of it on the command line. For something like an install script, change to the directory where the script is, and type "./install.sh" (the ./ is an abbreviation for the current directory).
Originally posted by jrdioko The file is probably in a directory owned by root. Use the "su" command to switch to root and "exit" to return to being a normal user when you're done (but be careful with what you type while you're root, it's easy to mess up your system if you type the wrong thing). To run a script/program, you just type the name of it on the command line. For something like an install script, change to the directory where the script is, and type "./install.sh" (the ./ is an abbreviation for the current directory).
cd .. --> one directory down
cd directory-name --> change in this directory, its relative, which means this directory has to be in the directory you are in at the moment
cd /path/to/any/directory --> its an absolute "path-way", which means its independent from where you are, and its starts with the "/" directory,
eg. for changing from /home/eric/ to /opt/kde3/ you can do
or just cd /opt/kde3
to see the files, that are in this directory, use the ls command. ls -l, gives you a list and you'll see the permissions of each file and folder too. ls -al is nearly the same, but you will also the all hidden files (begins with an ".") to
sorry for my poor english, i hope you get the meaning ;-)