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Old 05-23-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
mogrady
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Getting A .sh file to Run - Medusa CAD


I have downloaded a free CAD program, Medusa4, and saved the file to the folllowing location:

/home/michael/medusa4_v3_1_linux_personal.sh

What command line entries do I use to get this program to run. I am admittedly somewhat command line challenged.

I am running Mepis 8 Linux with csh enabled.

Any and all help would be appreciated. Michael
 
Old 05-23-2009, 05:41 PM   #2
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Well, either
Code:
sh /home/michael/medusa4_v3_1_linux_personal.sh
or do the following:
Code:
$ chmod +x /home/michael/medusa4_v3_1_linux_personal.sh
$ ln /home/michael/medusa4_v3_1_linux_personal.sh /usr/bin/medusa
$ medusa
The second will let you just type in 'medusa' in a terminal to open in. The 'chmod +x' makes it executable, then 'ln' creates a link from that script in /usr/bin.
 
  


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