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Old 11-02-2012, 01:29 PM   #1
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Smile Noob question: 'command not found'


Hi people

As the first step of installing a program with the aid of terminal, I paste 'sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit /etc/hosts'

it asks me for my administrator password, I put that in, and then get

'sudo: /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit: command not found'

Next I am supposed to paste a bunch of text between 127.0.0.1 localhost and 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost, if I just go ahead and paste the stuffs every line says 'command not found'

wut shud i do?
 
Old 11-02-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
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the first step of installing a program with the aid of terminal, I paste
Code:
sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit /etc/hosts
Are you using a Mac?

Code:
sudo whereis TextEdit
and that output, possibly
Code:
sudo whereis textedit
 
Old 11-02-2012, 02:06 PM   #3
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yes i'm using a mac.

when i type that in i just get
Code:
localhost:~ myname
 
Old 11-02-2012, 03:10 PM   #4
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is textedit the name of your file? And why do you leave space between Textedit and /etc/hosts

What Text editor do you have installed in your computer?
Is this a Homework exercise?
 
Old 11-03-2012, 10:30 AM   #5
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terminal >
Code:
sudo find `pwd` / -name TextEdit -type f
 
Old 11-03-2012, 07:06 PM   #6
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??????
What is it you are doing ???????

trying to USE the Apple Mac text editor ON A LINUX install
to edit the host file ????????

you do not run Apple programs nor Microsoft programs on a linux OS

please read
"how to ask a question "
http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...Ask_a_Question
 
Old 11-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #7
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Last edited by Mekkhamek; 11-07-2012 at 07:50 PM. Reason: nvm
 
Old 11-07-2012, 07:49 PM   #8
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heyyyy i figured it out, thanks anways. Textedit was not in applications it was just somewhere random. Herp derp have a nice day
 
  


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