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Old 02-17-2003, 12:01 PM   #1
Pcghost
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Question bz2.sh file to be installed


I have this Novell client for Linux I need to install. But I have completly forgotten how to work with bz2.sh files. I don't have my Red Hat 8 Bible with me at work today. Can some kind soul remind me how to install this package. Thanks...

I promise to answer at least 5 questions in this forum for asking this..


sorry about the title, I realized it doesn't make sense only after I hit submit. Maybe I should use the preview button.

Last edited by Pcghost; 02-17-2003 at 12:06 PM.
 
Old 02-17-2003, 02:30 PM   #2
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Did you try commanding:

chmod 755 /path/to/<name>.bz2.sh
/path/to/<name>.bz2.sh

sh usually refers to a shell script.
 
Old 02-17-2003, 02:30 PM   #3
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To tell the truth, I have never seen a bz2.sh file, but it would appear to be a bzip2ed shell script. I don't know if it would uncompress itself whilst running.

To run the shell file
sh filename

To uncompress it
bunzip2 filename
 
  


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