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Old 03-25-2004, 03:06 PM   #1
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Ways to run a program...


Heh, keep in mind im a

The olny way i know of running progarms is sh. Recently i installed Mudix a mud program for text based games. The readme says type "mudix <site> <port>" i filled in the fields and entered it, it said command not found. In the terminal the mudix file shows up as green. So, i tried "sh mudix" witch diddent work. So now what? any help would be grand thanks =]
 
Old 03-25-2004, 03:09 PM   #2
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use "ls -l" to check if its executable

could try ./filename to tell shell to execute in current directory...
 
Old 03-25-2004, 03:13 PM   #3
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heh somone told me there was no differnce in
./ and sh
thanks =]
 
Old 03-25-2004, 03:15 PM   #4
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you can't execute binaries with "sh"
 
Old 03-25-2004, 03:21 PM   #5
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should add that the "./" is just telling the shell where to look for the file - that presumes the file is in the pwd when you run it

you could also use the full absolute path (eg, /home/richard/progs/filename) or you could create a link to the executable in a dir. that is in your path. check your path by typing "env"
 
  


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