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I need a little help creating a symbolic link. I want to make a sym-link to Azureus and place it in /home/myk/bin so that i can run azureus from a run prompt. I have done this before, but i must be messing something up..
now, if i click on the link i just made, it opens up azureus. If i type "azureus" in the run box, it is accepted as a command, but the application does not open. If it matters, the file is a shell script, not a binary. How can i successfully create this link to run from a run prompt? I know i could just make an icon on the desktop, but now that i have started, i have to finish this way just for the sake of learning..
just to check out...does the app need to be launched in a specific directory to work? I mean, if you're in /home/xxyy and launch it and it works, it might not work if you're in, say, / or /someplace/else. that is, some files that the app needs are in the folder the executable is in, and it tries to launch them from the same dir (not with the full path).
so you might need to create a whole new script instead of the symlink, that would first cd into the dir and only then launch the other script....