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Old 04-15-2006, 10:36 AM   #1
Andrew0
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help with shell script commands


ok, i just downloaded and installed the fedora 5 64 distribution, for some reason when i try to change my direcrtory in the terminal or run a program in it it always says "syntax error near unexpected token `newline'". Also, how do I install a program with a .run extention?
 
Old 04-15-2006, 12:55 PM   #2
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Don't know about the first problem. For the second, it's probably just necessary to make sure make the file executable and then run it by typing the name in the terminal. If it's not already executable type chmod +x [name of file]
 
  


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