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Old 10-18-2003, 05:55 AM   #1
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binary executabe?


hey i have gone to real player site and downloaded the linux version of realplayer.but it seems its a binary executable..i dont know how to execute it...is it some thing like tarball ?how to open this package?i could extract from this package..when i tried to execute it at hte console..its did not run..does any one have any idea about this??

the package is
r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin
 
Old 10-18-2003, 06:13 AM   #2
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hey is just did
$ sh mypackage
and
$ ./mypackage..
but both of these failed to produce any result...
 
Old 10-18-2003, 08:35 AM   #3
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What are the messages you are getting when you try to run it? Did you check the md5sum after the download?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 08:49 AM   #4
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when i ran the package..the message i got is

root@dheeraj:~# sh r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1
r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1: r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1: No such file or directory


i dont know how to check the md5 sum..how to do it?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 02:54 PM   #5
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When you run the executable you have to give the entire filename:

sh r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin

Also, make sure that you are in the same directory as the executable file.

md5sum is a way of checking that your download worked properly. Many download sites give an md5sum file that contains a long string of characters. On your system if you do the command: md5sum r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin the checksum will be calculated and you can compare it to the string of characters that the download site gives. If they match the file is valid, if they don't, it's not.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:36 PM   #6
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You have to give the file the right to be 'executable'. I usually install realplay as 'user' and not as 'root' so i just (i'm using KDE but you can alway use chmod) rightclick the file and choose settings and tick 'execute'. You could try the same. Good luck
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:13 AM   #7
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PHP Code:
I usually install realplay as 'user' and not as 'root' so i just (i'm using KDE but you can alway use chmod) rightclick the file and choose settings and tick 'execute'. You could try the same. Good luck 
i did not get that user part. i've been trying to execute the file by going to its directory only and i have entered the full directory name...ie...by typing

root@dheeraj:~# sh r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin
but the output is not changing..is there any other way on installing the real player in slackware?please help me out..
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:36 AM   #8
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hey..i found out the checksum of the executable file alright..but how to find the checksum from the download site?someone please gimme me some info on this..
 
Old 10-19-2003, 08:13 AM   #9
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finally i got it. i checked on one of the forums on this site..i got hte link.there the procedure is given..to the benefit of some naive user like me in the future ..i am giving it here....
Code:
root@dheeraj:~# chmod u+x r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin
Code:
root@dheeraj:~# ./r1p1_linux22_libc6_i386_a1.bin
ok..guys..thanx for one n all.
 
  


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