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Old 04-24-2009, 08:28 AM   #1
heltgroen
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powerISO


Hi everybody. I have a newbie question.

Im using ubuntu.

I downloaded powerISO here http://www.poweriso.com/poweriso-1.3.tar.gz to extract some .daa files. I downloaded it and extracted the file unto my desktop.
When i click it nothing happens.
When i access the terminal and access the desktop and try to type the executable it returns with a bash: poweriso: command not found.

The webpage of the application tells me to run the executable with the -? to figure it out but i cant even seem to run at all.

What am i doing wrong?

heltgroen (total linux newbie)
 
Old 04-24-2009, 09:11 AM   #2
jasohl
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in the terminal try ./poweriso
since your Desktop is probably not in $PATH you have to specify the path when you type the command.
./ refers to the current directory (use if your in the directory of the program)
 
  


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