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Old 11-04-2010, 12:48 AM   #31
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To Davethesnake,
Thx for the post! Command over the Terminal Language is what separates the men from the boys,i heard!

to GlennsPref,
you are a real beefy shoulder to lean on!Thanks mate(Aussie lingo!)! I always have high regard for your posts!Will focus on the IBM link!

To TobiSGD,
Now, that's a relief! Thx for the clarification!

WITH THE HELP,YOU ALL GUYS ARE OFFERING,I FEEL REALLY CONFIDENT ABOUT RIDING ON THE LINUX(?)TIGER!LOL! Very sorry for the bold type,it's purely for emphasis!

O.K,one doubt!Today, i downloaded GOOGLE EARTH from the net,but the file ended with a .bin extension.I know .deb,tar.gz,tar.gz2, but .bin? Clarify please!

warm regards,
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Old 11-04-2010, 01:05 AM   #32
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This is a installer script with a binary part. Just make it executable with
Code:
chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin
and the execute it
Code:
./GoogleEarthLinux.bin
to install the software.
 
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Old 11-04-2010, 02:27 AM   #33
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Umm let me see. Well to go online I use lynx or elinks (cli browsers) to listen to music I have plenty of cli music players but then I prefer mplayer. I have all my plans on calcurse another excelent cli calander. Am I missing something - and yes sometimes I forget linux has a gui
 
Old 11-04-2010, 08:43 AM   #34
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Umm let me see. Well to go online I use lynx or elinks (cli browsers) to listen to music I have plenty of cli music players but then I prefer mplayer. I have all my plans on calcurse another excelent cli calander. Am I missing something - and yes sometimes I forget linux has a gui
To TobiSGD,
Very helpful answer! Thanks. The logical extension to that "doubt" is, is the procedure same for all .bin downloads? Steal some time to post,please

To SilverBlack,
.The true Geek gets confused with a GUI! You are so subtle in informing us that you are a true GEEK! (LOL)
Geeks don't use the mouse either, b'cause they are such smart cats,mouses disappear in no time!

regards,
vyver.

PS: Tomorrow in India it's the Festival of lights (Deepavali!) Wish you all a happy time! (Deepa=light).
THE EAST COAST CITY WHERE I RESIDE(NELLORE) IS SUPPOSED TO BE LASHED BY A "SUPER-CYCLONE,NAMED"JAL"! JUST FYI--IF YOU DON'T SEE A POST FROM ME AFTER 4-5 DAYS, CONSIDER ME A GONER( I AM SERIOUS).
 
Old 11-04-2010, 09:41 AM   #35
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The logical extension to that "doubt" is, is the procedure same for all .bin downloads?
There is no standardized extension for this type of files. For example, NVidia's drivers have a .run-extension, but are of the same filetype as the Google Earth-installer. In this case you should try if it works. But simple answer: All files of this type should be startable in this way.
 
Old 11-04-2010, 11:21 AM   #36
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Dear Tobi SGD,
Thx for the reply!
regards,
vyver.
 
Old 11-04-2010, 11:22 AM   #37
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Dear Tobi SGD,
Thx for the reply!
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