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Old 04-23-2006, 07:24 AM   #1
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command not found error


Hi,

I'm trying to install Maya (a 3d package,which is a RPM file).I've converted it to a tgz file by using rpm2tgz.The installation went fine,without any errors,but when I type maya into a terminal to launch the app I get this error:
Code:
bash: maya: command not found
I've tried with typing Maya (capital first letter),but I get the same error.I've tried installing it using rpm -U --nodeps .... it went fine without any errors,but I get the same error when typing maya in a tyerminal.Does anyone know how to solve this?

kind regards
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Old 04-23-2006, 08:43 AM   #2
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Try the command

which maya

and see where it is installed. Then make sure that path is in your bash profile's $PATH.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 08:44 AM   #3
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Try 'apropos maya', 'which maya', or even 'find / -name maya' to look for files related to maya.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 09:07 AM   #4
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It is installed in /usr/aw/maya7.0
In /usr/aw/maya/bin there is a ''c shell script text executable'' file named Maya7.0
What do I have to do now?Please explain it step by step,I'm pretty new to linux.

Thanx in advance
 
Old 04-23-2006, 09:44 AM   #5
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All the places that will be searched for commands are in the PATH environment variable.
You can add a symlink in /usr/bin:

Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin
Or you can add /usr/aw/maya/bin to your PATH. In the file /home/<username>/.bashrc, add:

Code:
export PATH=/usr/aw/maya/bin:$PATH
 
Old 04-23-2006, 10:34 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by merchtemeagle
All the places that will be searched for commands are in the PATH environment variable.
You can add a symlink in /usr/bin:

Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin
Or you can add /usr/aw/maya/bin to your PATH. In the file /home/<username>/.bashrc, add:

Code:
export PATH=/usr/aw/maya/bin:$PATH
I haven't got .bashrc in my home folder (I have show hidden fils turned on).So I'm going to try the another option.
Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin
How do you type that fist character,so that one that looks like a 1?
I can't copy past.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 10:47 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Deelk
I haven't got .bashrc in my home folder (I have show hidden fils turned on).So I'm going to try the another option.
You can just make one if it doesn't exist.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deelk
Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin
How do you type that fist character,so that one that looks like a 1?
I can't copy past.
It's a lowercase L.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 11:11 AM   #8
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Damn, I had a great link about this, but can't find it right now. You will need to create the hidden files in your /home directory. This link may help
http://www.dualisanoob.com/slack_102_tips.txt
best I could find at the moment.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 12:07 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by merchtemeagle
You can just make one if it doesn't exist.



It's a lowercase L.
I created that file and put export PATH= bla bla in it,but it still doesn't work,I still get the same error.The second option didn't work either,I get this error if I type that command into the terminal:
Code:
ln: `/usr/bin/bin': File exists
 
Old 04-23-2006, 12:14 PM   #10
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Ow, sorry, my mistake. That should not be 'ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin' but

Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin/maya /usr/bin/maya

Last edited by merchtemeagle; 04-23-2006 at 01:39 PM.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 01:37 PM   #11
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Are you running (typing) 'Maya7.0' (capital 'M', '7.0' from the command line, like this:
$ Maya7.0
 
Old 04-23-2006, 02:09 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by merchtemeagle
Ow, sorry, my mistake. That should not be 'ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin /usr/bin' but

Code:
ln -s /usr/aw/maya/bin/maya /usr/bin/maya
I still get the same error.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 02:12 PM   #13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by celejar
Are you running (typing) 'Maya7.0' (capital 'M', '7.0' from the command line, like this:
$ Maya7.0
That's it!Sorry for starting this topic,on other distros I've tried the command was just maya.The command works,but I get a dependency error.I will firstly google a bit for the dependency problem,if I don't find a solution I will open a new topic.I want to thank you alll a bunch!This really is a great community.

Edit:
I've succesfully installed the dependency in no-time.Thanx again guys,you really helped me alot.

Last edited by Deelk; 04-23-2006 at 02:20 PM.
 
  


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