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Old 12-20-2007, 07:50 PM   #1
Labrat21
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Installing a script


I am trying to install Solar. I have downloaded the file onto the desktop. I can see the file listed in green color under the desktop directory. I am unable to install. I am reading the README file which states to type, ./install_solar. when I do this it says no file or dir... Any ideas?

I am totally new at this...as if it wasn't obvious

Thanks in advance for any help
 
Old 12-20-2007, 07:58 PM   #2
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You should get to the directory where the file is located. Try
cd Desktop
ls -l
<now, if the installation script is listed in the command above>
./install_solar
 
Old 12-20-2007, 09:50 PM   #3
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Now running the program

Thanks for all of your help. I have to keep reminding myself to command from the correct directories.

I have installed the program, but now I am unable to run it. any thoughts welcome?
 
Old 12-20-2007, 10:07 PM   #4
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Thanks for all of your help. I have to keep reminding myself to command from the correct directories.

I have installed the program, but now I am unable to run it. any thoughts welcome?
The only thing I know about SOLAR comes from I found on Google. There's a tutorial here, for example
http://www.sfbr.org/solar/4.0.7.doc/00.contents.html

What happens when you type solar in the command line?
 
  


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