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Old 10-05-2003, 09:33 PM   #1
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what does cd mean?


some one told me to cd usr/share/java so what does cd mean?
and i cant make a folder in /usr/share called java how do i get passed that?
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:38 PM   #2
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It means change directory.

You need to read some basic documentation on Linux before you continue (or you can continue blindly, and hope that you learn something in the process).

Steve
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:39 PM   #3
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Change directory.
It changes the current folder/directory you are in (They are called folders in windows, directories everywhere else)

Check if it's already there
stat /usr/share/java

stat just gives you info on the file/directory you tell it to. Like.. size type.. so on Try it out
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:43 PM   #4
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ok thx
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:51 PM   #5
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where do i have to be when i change directory.
like the thing im trying to do says that i need to:
1: cd /usr/share/java
2: chmod 777 j2re-1_4_1_05-linux-i586.bin
so how would i go about doing this
please tell me step by step
thx
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:19 PM   #6
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put 'cd' infront of the directory that the file is in.
Then type chmod 777 j2r*
then do a ./ j2r*.bin
If that doesnt work try chmod 577
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:21 PM   #7
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where do i type chmod 777j2r*
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:38 PM   #8
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type in
cd /usr/share/java and press enter
then type
chmod 777 j2r*
it will not say anything if it worked
then do ./j2r*.bin
 
Old 10-06-2003, 12:09 AM   #9
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also, if u are curious about any command u see, type man and then the command (and then press enter).

e.g., man cd, man chmod, etc...
 
Old 10-06-2003, 12:28 AM   #10
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Quote:
where do i type chmod 777j2r*
Quote:
where do i have to be when i change directory.
Apparently, you have to be in Atascadero ;-)

Move your mouse pointer over the next line, and press the left button. Then read what you see. It'll help you.

http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/rute-home.html

Enjoy!
--- Cerbere
 
  


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