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Old 08-06-2004, 12:45 PM   #1
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Can't run shell scripts I write?

Writing shell scripts as root. I save and try to execute one and it gives the following error

sh: ./shell: Permission denied
Old 08-06-2004, 12:48 PM   #2
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you need to make it excutable.

chmod +x
Old 08-06-2004, 12:50 PM   #3
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Have you made the script executable, like this?:

chmod a+x scriptname


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