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Old 10-07-2003, 06:31 PM   #1
Toz
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running amsn on redhat 9


ok ive got this far as having downloaded amsn from a website, having the msn folder extracted from the gz (it was v 81 or something i downloaded) and now i wanna open and run amsn (ive been told i can make some kinda shortcut from my desktop)

how do i go about getting the thing to run? please help me im a complete newbie.
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:58 PM   #2
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To run amsn :

cd path/to/msn
wish amsn

If you wish to make a shortcut from your desktop it depends on what front-end you're using (GNOME, KDE, etc). However, you will be able to create an icon in most of them by right clicking and choosing "New Launcher" with wish path/to/msn/amsn as command.
 
Old 10-08-2003, 06:29 AM   #3
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i'm using kde... im slightly used to getting around it since i got given a copy of knoppix locd and used that for a bit but like i said im a real newbie.

ive used a terminal to get into the folder where i have amsn and tried using wish amsn but it dont like real confused. help!

keeps saying no file or directory.

if someone could give me a clue into what the executable files look like in linux i'd be much appreciated...like i said im a complete newbie.

Last edited by Toz; 10-08-2003 at 06:31 AM.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 09:42 AM   #4
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untar it like
Code:
 tar -xvzf amsn-0_83.tar.gz
now,enter the new directory msn by
Code:
cd msn
and now,run
Code:
./amsn
 
  


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