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eric2000 08-20-2003 12:28 AM

list of commands
does anyone have a quick reference for the commands that you can run in the terminal.

actually all i really need right now is just the command for running a program.

h/w 08-20-2003 12:33 AM

h/w 08-20-2003 12:37 AM

its like this -

1. if its files of the type u just talked bout (flash_installer...), where u do not see any file extension at the end, then u can just execute them by typing "./file_name" in the same directory as the file is in.

2. if u see files of the type xxx.bin or some else , then most probably u might have to change its file type to executable which u will do by typing (in the terminal, in the directory where the file is):
chmod a+x file_name

the above command will make that file executable.

and then u do the same as earlier - "./file_name"

since ur on rh, u might wanna look at stuff here as reference:

contrasutra 08-20-2003 12:42 AM

pressing the TAB key two times in an empty terminal will list all the commands you can execute.

exodist 08-20-2003 12:43 AM

if all the linux commands in existance could be listed here nobody would use linux except maybe lifless mac junkies that want simplicity over usability

darthtux 08-20-2003 12:50 AM

What kind of progam are you trying to run?

fancypiper 01-06-2006 03:17 AM

File permission has to be 755 (chmod 755 /path/to/file/to/run/<filename>)

Now, command:

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