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Hello, I'm trying to install epijs and the final step is to run a file with the extension .sh. How do I go about doing this?
Do I use the command prompt window? Can I just double click on it?
Also, does anybody know how to convert c source code, that's supposed to be used with a castle compiler, so it can be compiled with gcc?
I look forward to hearing from you soon, Cheers, Dom.
The .sh extension might also mean that the script file doesn't use any bash extensions. Starting the program as 'sh <filename>.sh will run bash in a mode compatible sh.
Mostly, a downloaded file or a file in cdrom may not have executable bit set, or will have a different owner. using 'sh <filename>.sh' will save you the trouble. The extension itself means nothing to the system, but is just a convention and visual clue.
Nice one, cheers people, what should happen in the command window after that? When I've installed other things there's normally a huge amount of text scrolls up the screen as it installs, but with this there wasn't, is this normal?
You said it was the final step. Perhaps you've already done most of the work. If the script installs pre-compiled binaries, it may simply need to copy files to target directories. I don't know that this particular installation does. If it is a script, you could read it to find out what is does.