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Originally posted by mili i don't want to make .exe file. i want to execute my program
using its name.. like vi..
my program name is 'lncur' . i want to run my program using command
lncur. is there any way to do this
linux only searches for a command using the path environment. Since the directory where lncur is located is not in your path then with out the ./ you will see a command not found error. BTW ./ is a shortcut for current working directory.
To see your current path environment use the following command:
You can add a directory to your users path environment via your /.bash_profile file like:
To add the path for all users add the directory to the /etc/profile file.
Of course you can always move the executable to a directory that is already in the path.
Hmm -- tough question... it depends how it was developed. You might have to do a
Did you write the app for qt? gnome? using an application editor? or is it a text-based proggy from emacs? do you have makefiles? and the list goes on, unfortunately. Let us know how you wrote the program, and what files are involved, then we can give you something to go on...