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Old 12-02-2005, 04:23 PM   #1
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Hi,

Sorry im very big noob with linux

I have lunix fedore core 1. And i want to download drivers, and some games, So i started to download the driver for my Nvidia fx5700 and Wolfenstein enemy territory. This are .Run files. If i double-click on it i will get the source code. how can i open this files so i can play wolfenstein etc.?
 
Old 12-02-2005, 05:05 PM   #2
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it's not source code, it's just a bash wrapper. open a terminal and just type the name in. if it doesn't load, use "sh filename" instead.
 
Old 12-02-2005, 05:06 PM   #3
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The easiest thing to do is open a terminal shell window, cd to the directory that these files are located, and type sh <filename>. They are shell scripts with embeded archived code (Shar files). The other option is to flag them as executable, but you should run them as root (at least the NVidia driver install requires this).
 
Old 12-03-2005, 02:56 AM   #4
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Ok thnx, i have installed Wolfenstein now, but if i do the same i get something with root (someone has said this before) How can i use them in root?
 
  


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