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Old 02-18-2004, 05:00 PM   #1
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Cant install exe and bin files


I cant install any .exe or .bin files in Linux Red Hat 9.0
can anyone help me with this?
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
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.exe files are Windows files and are not designed to run natively in Linux.

Are you trying to run the .bin files as your user account or as root? Did you need to change the permissions for the file to run them? Did you check the documentation/install instructions?
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:11 PM   #3
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it says that it doesnt has a component to start the .bin file


ive gave myself permissions to all groups

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Old 02-18-2004, 05:15 PM   #4
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how are you trying to run it - are you typing ./programname.bin or something else?
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:17 PM   #5
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i just double click on the file ( named amsn-090-installer.bin )
im just a newbie with Linux till 2hours ago i always used windos
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:20 PM   #6
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I have never used that file - I always go to amsn.sourceforge.net and use their files - easier to install and the documentation is good too.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:22 PM   #7
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yes ive also downloaded the amsn.tar.gz there, unzipped it to a folder
but if i run the file amsn,
i get error:
failed to start file
Unrecognized folder/file
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:24 PM   #8
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you ran ./amsn right? from a command line.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 05:33 PM   #9
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oke its working now, i was trying to open wrong file, they all look alike
anyways, thx for the help and I learned something
 
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no problem.
 
  


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