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Old 07-06-2004, 02:05 PM   #1
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just a command id like to kno


nothing real important, but is there a command to lauch programs from the terminal, such as mozilla? i kno in OSX, its 'open -a QuickTime.app'. but OSX is its own UNIX type thingy.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 02:22 PM   #2
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There's nothing special. At a command prompt, just type the name of the command. For example, typing mozilla will start mozilla. If you want to use the terminal for something else while mozilla runs, then issue mozilla & instead.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 02:28 PM   #3
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if that doesnt work, then the command is not in your path. Just go to the directory where the program executable is in that case, and enter

./command-name
 
  


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