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Old 12-21-2009, 11:42 AM   #16
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WOW, come on guys. I get Linux is detail oriented but all of you just bombarded him with useless post. I know he said Run Command but 1 post could have cleared it up and all of those post are not needed. You could have written something like this
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Hi Xzibit,
I am not completely sure what you mean by the 'run command'. Can you clarify what you mean by 'run command'? 

I know Windows has a Run option on the start menu. If you are looking for that feature in Linux you can press ALT+F2 and get the same thing. If this is not what you are looking for I am going to need know more detail such as what you mean by 'run command' or what you are trying to do. I am unable to help more without those details.
After writing 1 thorough post or reading the previous post you can wait for an answer. I got half way though all of these post and I found out he was looking for ALT+F2 and someone had told him that. I think all of you decided to answer the question instead of letting 1 or 2 people answer such a simple question. It is like thread overload here. Too many leaders and not enough followers in my opinion
 
Old 12-21-2009, 11:46 AM   #17
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Too many leaders and not enough followers in my opinion
I'm with you mate. Where are we going now?
 
Old 12-21-2009, 11:53 AM   #18
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Xzibit,
Sorry this thread has turned into such a mess for you. Try pressing ALT+F2 on your keyboard and see if that is what you are looking for. If not can you please be more specific as to exactly what you want and what you are trying to do? What is the end goal?

Thanks
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Old 12-21-2009, 06:37 PM   #19
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I guess it works ... don't worry .. but Thanks
 
Old 12-21-2009, 08:38 PM   #20
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You mean like exec ?
 
Old 12-21-2009, 09:27 PM   #21
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You should go down to your local bookstore and buy a book on beginning Linux, then read it.
 
Old 12-21-2009, 10:23 PM   #22
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I might be wrong but like in windows .
Like in windows? This is a linux forum, why do you assume that people here know anything about windows?

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Old 12-22-2009, 10:53 PM   #23
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Good grief, people!!

3 posts in a row with comments that are less than helpful..

1. We know LOTS about Windows here---and asking what the Linux equivalent of something is 100% appropriate.
2. I've read a whole boatload of Linux books and never saw the answer to OP's question.
3. "exec"? I could re-read this whole thread word by word and not see how that is relevant.
 
Old 12-22-2009, 11:10 PM   #24
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3 posts in a row with comments that are less than helpful..
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1. We know LOTS about Windows here---and asking what the Linux equivalent of something is 100% appropriate.
It appears that may be true for some, but others need to actually have the problem described.

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Old 12-23-2009, 11:27 AM   #25
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It appears that may be true for some, but others need to actually have the problem described.

Evo2.
I'll bet you a cookie that the vast majority of Linux users were at one time quite competent on Windows.

But the real point was (is) that questions like the one in this thread are totally appropriate for a Linux forum. Helping people make the transition is central to our mission.
 
Old 12-23-2009, 11:59 AM   #26
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I'll bet you a cookie that the vast majority of Linux users were at one time quite competent on Windows.
No way would I take that bet: I'd be down a cookie for sure. It's sad that so many people have endured such horrors.

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But the real point was (is) that questions like the one in this thread are totally appropriate for a Linux forum.

Sure, the question was appropriate, but by describing the feature that was being searched for by simply saying "like in windows" provided no information about what the OP actually wanted, unless the reader is/was a user of that particular, non-linux OS.

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Helping people make the transition is central to our mission.
Ok, I guess I just approach it as helping people use linux in it's own right, not about transitioning from windows: something I've had no experience with.

Cheers,

Evo2.
 
  


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