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Old 02-18-2006, 09:58 AM   #1
karpa
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How do i run a program from putty


I have putty on my windows. When I open it and log onto my Linux computer it connect well.
When i go into a Directory and try to run an executable file, i get this error

MYNAME@ubuntu:~/Desktop/MyEXEFiles$ clock &
-bash: clock: command not found
[1] 7487
[1] Exit 127

To run an executable file, isn't all you have to do it type the name of the file in the same dir

I even tried Sudo bash

Thanks for any help in advance

Kenneth
 
Old 02-18-2006, 09:59 AM   #2
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./clock maybe?
 
Old 02-18-2006, 08:29 PM   #3
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To run an executable file, isn't all you have to do it type the name of the file in the same dir
No. The directory needs to be in your $PATH, if it's not then you can either provide the full path or cd to the directory that contains the file and prepend ./ to the command. Eg.
Code:
/path/to/clock
# or
cd /path/to
./clock
 
Old 02-19-2006, 01:07 AM   #4
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ok thanks, works fine with ./

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