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Old 12-24-2007, 05:17 PM   #1
Labrat21
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running a program


Hi all,

I downloaded and installed a program named solar. All the files were downloaded to the Desktop directory. I moved all of the files to a work file in the Documents directory to clean up my Desktop and now the program won't run.

I keep getting the following error when i try to run the program:

The directory /home/oem/Desktop/bin for solar binaries is not accessible

any ideas?

Thanks for any help

Bob
 
Old 12-24-2007, 10:23 PM   #2
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Sounds like you installed it to the desktop and then moved it..

Guess you need to run the install script from the location you moved it to..
 
Old 12-24-2007, 10:34 PM   #3
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edit the shortcut to your file to point to where you moved it to
 
Old 12-25-2007, 10:17 AM   #4
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thanks for the help thus far...how do i edit the shortcut.

bob
 
Old 12-25-2007, 10:38 AM   #5
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heres my 12 steps to success


step 1. hold ctrl+alt then press F2
step 2. make sure its logged in
step 3. examine this code:

Code:
cp -s /{path/to/file}/{filename} /home/{your-login-name-here}/Desktop/{shortcuts-name}
step 4. type a MODIFIED VERSION of that in
step 5. hit enter
step 6. examine this code:

Code:
ls /home/{your-login-name-here}/Desktop/
step 7. type a MODIFIED VERSION of that in
step 8. hit enter
step 9. look for the shortcut
step 10. hold ctrl+alt then press F7
step 11. test it
step 12. enjoy

i should charge you $29.95 plus shipping and handling but im being nice today
 
  


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