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Old 07-29-2003, 09:32 PM   #1
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Installing AMSN on RedHat 9


The file is here: /home/hubcaps/Downloads/amsn-0.80.tar.gz

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Download amsn-0_xx.tar.gz

$ tar -xvzf amsn-0_xx.tar.gz

$ cd msn

$ ./amsn
or
$ wish amsn
any help?
 
Old 07-29-2003, 09:42 PM   #2
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hey, goto where you downloaded it enter the folder so you see all the files and open "amsn" and thats your program dosent need installing.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 09:50 PM   #3
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Doesn't work!

I tryed opening it and selected to "Run" and "Run in Terminal"

What do I type in terminal to run it?

folder is located here: /home/hubcaps/msn
 
Old 07-29-2003, 09:55 PM   #4
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when you cd into the directory and try to run it, what error do you get? more then likely your going to need tcl/tk, but we'll get to that after we see your error.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 09:57 PM   #5
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hello well i just unzipped it "because i dont use it" and opened AMSN thats located in the "msn" folder and clicked run not run in terminal, and its took about 5secs but it opened fine. if u want the copy i have then tell me and ill wack it on ftp.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:04 PM   #6
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I made a launcher and i get this error

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Cannot launch icon

Details: Failed to execute child process "/home/hubcaps/msn/amsn" (No such file or directory)
command: /home/hubcaps/msn/amsn
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:06 PM   #7
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you have to type
./amsn
not just amsn

and devboy thats how its supposed to work, but if you have tcl/tk issues then its not going to work how you explained it and you have to take further steps to get it going
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:10 PM   #8
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ahh, i dont use it anyways i stick to ayttm.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:11 PM   #9
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[B]you have to type
./amsn
not just amsn
Little more details........

./amsn doesn't work

/home/hubcaps/msn/./amsn doesn't work.....

I'm still a noob.......
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:21 PM   #10
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Q: How do I install and run amsn?
A: Just donwload the amsn-x_xx.tar.gz file. Untar it with the command:
gzip -d amsn-x_xx.tar.gz
tar xvf amsn-x_xx.tar
It will create a msn/ directory, and amsn is installed and ready to run.
To launch it, do:
cd msn
./amsn
or if this doesn't work, try
wish amsn
If wish command doesn't exist, then you don't have tcl/tk correctly installed.
If "wish amsn" works, but "./amsn" doesn't, edit 'amsn' file and set the
correct path to 'wish' in the first line. By default it's set to:
/usr/bin/wish
that is straight from the msn readme file, so see where you get with this..
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:54 PM   #11
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[hubcaps@localhost hubcaps]$ cd msn
[hubcaps@localhost msn]$ ./amsn
bash: ./amsn: /usr/bin/wish: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
[hubcaps@localhost msn]$ wish amsn
bash: wish: command not found
[hubcaps@localhost msn]$ /usr/bin/wish amsn
bash: /usr/bin/wish: No such file or directory
[hubcaps@localhost msn]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost msn]# cd msn
bash: cd: msn: No such file or directory
[root@localhost msn]# ./amsn
bash: ./amsn: /usr/bin/wish: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
[root@localhost msn]#
any help..............
 
Old 07-29-2003, 11:06 PM   #12
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apparently you missed the part in the readme where it explains what the problem is when both execution methods fail

anyways no big deal, if you do in fact read it anyways you will see that it has to do with tcl/tk, so rather than scrambling all kinds of explanations and sites together i will direct you to a LQ.org members personal website where he has the instructiosn on getting amsn to work properly and he gives the links to tcl/tk etc etc...
so you should be able get it to work after this little "tutorial"

yowwww's website
scroll down the page about 3/4's the way and you'll see on the left hand site it has amsn printed in bold letters with the help content right beside it
good luck!
 
Old 07-29-2003, 11:47 PM   #13
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OK, I can't find this file "tk-8.3.5-88.i386.rpm"

any help?
 
Old 07-29-2003, 11:52 PM   #14
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hrmm?!?!?!?
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get the red hat 9 rpm for TK here. I got this one: tk-8.3.5-88.i386.rpm
that is taking directly from the same thing you are reading....when you click "HERE"
it brings you to the page, just like it says in the sentence i quoted....
 
Old 07-29-2003, 11:56 PM   #15
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LOL, I DON'T SEE THE DARN FILE!

any help?
 
  


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